Morphology Data of Triplophysa xiangxiensis
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Zhou, W. and G.H. Cui, 1993
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
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Distinguished by the following characters: eye absent; mouth arched; upper lip smooth and without median incision; lower lip with shallow furrows and a wide median notch; no processus dentiformis; lower jaw without median notch; anterior nostril pierced in the front side of a tube; intestine with a bend immediately behind stomach; lateral line complete, extending to caudal base; anus is situated a small distance in front of anal fin origin; first branched pectoral ray elongated, extending beyond origin of anal fin; caudal fin deeply forked; body and fins whitish; and posterior chamber of air-bladder well developed (Ref. 7410).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Triplophysa xiangxiensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
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
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 Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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