Morphology Data of Oxynoemacheilus atili
Identification keys
Main Ref. Erk'akan, F., 2012
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks Males with sub-orbital flap with shallow groove and with longer pectorals than females

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
Diagnosis

Distinguished from all congeners in Turkey by its color pattern, shape of the body capsule of swim-bladder, scales present only on the posterior part of the body and embedded in the skin and some body ratios (Ref. 93108).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Oxynoemacheilus atili

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 no striking attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 10
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     
Soft-rays   9 - 10
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal
Spines     
Soft-rays   6 - 6
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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