Morphology Data of Sundadanio axelrodi
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kottelat, M. and K.E. Witte, 1999
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 fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

Semicircular indentation present on the ventromedian flange of the dentary. Branched anal rays 5. Weberian apparatus with the 4th centrum extending well below the fused 2nd + 3rd centra. Sexual dichromatism conspicuous; melanophores in males are a little stronger, and the erythrophores and iridophores are much more developed. When disturbed, repeated croaking sounds are produced. No lateral line pores nor barbels (Ref. 38434).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sundadanio axelrodi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 0 - 0
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
preanal 14 - 14
total 34 - 35


Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total 9 - 9
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 9 - 9

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Soft-rays   9 - 9
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  before origin of D1
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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