Morphology Data of Sinocyclocheilus dongtangensis
Identification keys
Main Ref. Zhou, J., Q. Liu, H.-x. Wang, L.-j. Yang, D.-c. Zhao, T.-h. Zhang and X.-f. Hou, 2011
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
Diagnosis

Differs from the two similar species Sinocyclocheilus hugeibarbus, Sinocyclocheilus altishoulderus and Sinocyclocheilus yaolanensis by having the following characters: 65-67 scales on lateral line; 25-26 scales above the lateral line; 16-18 scales below the lateral line; and 15 gill rakers (Ref. 87299).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Sinocyclocheilus dongtangensis

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line 65 - 67
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line 25 - 26
Scale rows below lateral line 16 - 18
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 15 - 15
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 11 - 11
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes forked

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   16 - 17
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    abdominal
Spines     
Soft-rays   10 - 10
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
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