Morphology Data of Barbatula dgebuadzei
Identification keys
Main Ref. Prokofiev, A.M., 2003
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

A species with small (much smaller than pupil diameter), uniform and sparse epidermal tubercles on head and body; supratemporal commissure interrupted and contains usually 2+2 pores. Lateral lobes of the lower lip is long (usually at least half of the barbel length of the third pair). Origin of the pelvic fins always somewhat anterior to the origin of the dorsal fin. Basibranchial-4 present. Vertebrae 43-45. Upper part of complex neuralis is boatlike in shape (Ref. 51545).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Barbatula dgebuadzei

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
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 43 - 45


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total 3 - 4
Soft-rays total 7 - 7
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 2 - 3
Soft-rays total 5 - 6

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   10 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  
Spines     1
Soft-rays   6 - 8
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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