Morphology Data of Hypselobarbus mussullah
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Knight, J.D.M., A. Rai and R.K.P. D'Souza, 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 elongated
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth sub-terminal/inferior
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following set of characters: presence of both rostral and maxillary barbels; last simple dorsal ray weak and smooth; complete lateral line with 41+1 pored scales; scales in transverse line from dorsal-fin origin to pelvic fin origin 9/1/4; scales between lateral line and anal-fin origin 5½; gill rakers long and branched; proximal end of fifth ceratobranchial hook-shaped, with 5+3+2 teeth; presence of a black bar behind the opercle (Ref. 94728).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Hypselobarbus mussullah

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 42 - 42
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 20 - 20
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

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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