Morphology Data of Sabanejewia larvata
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007
Appearance refers to Male; Female
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance always different morphology between mature adults
Different colors
Remarks Males have vertical swellings of the flanks (Ref. 59043).

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

Numerous (15-27) blotches on midlateral row, small and roundish, often fused into an irregular stripe. Black spots at caudal base small but clearly visible, located on equal distance the size of their diameter. Dorsal and ventral adipose crests on caudal peduncle similarly developed. Presence of a dark spot on lower lip. At least one row of small spots directly below midlateral blotches.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sabanejewia larvata

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 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

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 Luna, Susan M.
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