Morphology Data of Opsariichthys dienbienensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Huynh, T.Q. and I.-S. Chen, 2013
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Pectoral fin with i, 13-15 (modally 14) rays; 16-19 (modally 17) scales around caudal peduncle; 15-18 (modally 16) pre-dorsal scales; 14-16 (modally 15) anterior scales before pelvic origin; rounded tubercles on lower jaw rather large, as 3 rows in male; 14 greenish blue cross-bars on the body in male; maxillary extending to vertical of midline of orbit in female; snout length about 32-33% in male; and inter-orbital width about 30% in male (Ref. 95038).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Opsariichthys dienbienensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 40 - 42
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 8 - 9
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 4
Scales around caudal peduncle 16 - 19
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 39 - 41

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 12 - 12

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   14 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   8 - 9
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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