Morphology Data of Cobitis battalgilae
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Erkakan, F. and F. Ă–zdemir, 2014
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Cobitis battalgili is distinguished from its similar congener C. damlae by its mouth structure, head depth 69.7% SL ( vs. 63.4% SL) and body depth 16.7% SL (vs. 10.8% SL), pectoral fin with 7-8 branched rays (vs. 6), caudal fin rays n7+n7 (vs. n8+8n), eyes not vestigial (vs. vestigial eyes) (Ref. 106506).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Cobitis battalgilae

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
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 no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 11 - 11
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

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  behind origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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