Morphology Data of Nemacheilus arenicolus
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Kottelat, M., 1998
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance always different morphology between mature adults
Different colors
Remarks Males have a suborbital flap; the first branched pectoral ray somewhat thicker.

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral eel-like
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

With 7-11 large blotches along mid-dorsal line and 8-13 along the middle of the sides; hyaline fins; a roundish black spot at base of upper principal caudal rays; a vertically elongated black blotch along lower half of caudal-fin base (Ref. 27732).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Nemacheilus arenicolus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 75 - 85
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
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 11 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Spines total 0 - 0
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     0
Soft-rays   12 - 12
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Spines     0
Soft-rays   8 - 8
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Binohlan, Crispina B.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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