Morphology Data of Glyptothorax chimtuipuiensis
Identification keys
Main Ref. Anganthoibi, N. and W. Wishwanath, 2010
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 sub-terminal/inferior

Possesses the following diagnostic characters: skin granulated; dorsal profile greatly arched anterior to the adipose fin; dorsal spine short and smooth, its length 5.1-8.9% SL; pectoral-fin length 16.8-21.9% SL, ventral surface of first simple ray plaited; adipose-fin base length 22.1-27.3% SL; thoracic adhesive apparatus chevron shaped, wider than long, the median ridges of the apparatus perpendicular to its base, slightly diverging laterally, its base concave, open caudally, with a shallow depression at its posterior end followed by a small fold of skin (Ref. 85325).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Glyptothorax chimtuipuiensis

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 8
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 35 - 35


Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 6 - 6
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 10

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Soft-rays   5 - 5
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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