Morphology Data of Gobio fushunensis
Identification keys
Main Ref. Xie, Y.-H., 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 compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth

This species is distinguished by the following characters: edge of lower jaw horny; gill rakers with 2-6 gill-rakers on the outside of first gill arch; back and lateral side of the body with black-brown network of streaks and a series of 7-9 black spot along the lateral side (Ref. 107303).

Description: D iii,7; A iii,6; pectoral-fin rays I,12-14; V I,7; lateral line scales 37-40; predorsal scales 12-16; circumpeduncular scales 11-12; pharyngeal teeth usually 3.5-5.3; vertebrae 4+33-35. Body in standard length 4.6-6.3, head length (HL) 3.5-4.4; predorsal length 2.0-2.5, length behind dorsal 1.7-1.9, caudal peduncle length 4.1-5.6, its depth 8.6-12.9; snout length 2.4-3.5 in HL; eye diameter 3.4-4.9 in HL; interorbital width space 2.6-4.3 in HL; caudal peduncle length 1.0-1.4 and depth 2.0-3.3 in HL; body somewhat compressed; peritoneum grayish (Ref. 107303).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Gobio fushunensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 37 - 40
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle 11 - 12
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
preanal 7 - 7
total 37 - 39


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total 7 - 7
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 6 - 6

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   12 - 14
Pelvics Attributes  
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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