Morphology Data of Romanogobio pentatrichus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Naseka, A.M. and N.G. Bogutskaya, 1998
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

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

Head conical, wide, slightly flattened. Barbel long, reaching beyond posterior edge of eye, caudal peduncle low, epithelial crests on dorsal scales absent; supraorbital seismosensory canal not connected with infraorbital one (Ref. 28796); and anal fin with 5½ branched rays (Ref. 59043).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Romanogobio pentatrichus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 42 - 46
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 5 - 7
Scale rows below lateral line 4 - 5
Scales around caudal peduncle 10 - 12
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
preanal 3 - 4
total 41 - 43


Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 7 - 7
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 3 - 3
Soft-rays total 5 - 5

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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