Morphology Data of Traccatichthys pulcher
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Ye, G., 1991
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
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

Short but high caudal fin. Cone-shaped head. Three pairs of barbels. Body covered by small round scales, no scale on the cheeks. Green gray in the body, yellowish stomach. A prominent black spot in the middle of the origin of caudal fin (Ref. 33389).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Traccatichthys pulcher

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 3
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 10 - 11
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 2 - 5

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Spines     1
Soft-rays   9 - 13
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal
Spines     1
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Mao, Dazhi
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