Morphology Data of Acrossocheilus iridescens
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kottelat, M., 2001
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

Coloration with 6 dark bars (anterior one right behind gill opening, posterior one at caudal base), narrow in juveniles, broad in adults; lower lip interrupted medially, the two halves not in contact anteriorly, sharp horny sheath exposed, conspicuously arched (Ref. 43281).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Acrossocheilus iridescens

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 39 - 41
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 6 - 6
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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