Morphology Data of Gobio ohridanus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
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

Can be diagnosed from its congeners in Europe by the possession of the following characters: scales between anus and anal origin 4-5; breast naked between pectorals; scales on lateral line 36-39 + 2-3; eye diameter 1.1-1.5 times in interorbital distance; snout length 40-45% HL; interorbital area markedly concave in individuals larger than about 7 cm SL; 7-10 midlateral blotches, irregularly set and shaped; back with several irregularly-set black blotches, slightly smaller than blotches of midlateral row; dorsal rays with a row of black subdistal spots (Ref. 59043).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gobio ohridanus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 36 - 39
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb


Dorsal fin(s)

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

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

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 Torres, Armi G.
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