Morphology Data of Schistura daubentoni
Identification keys
Main Ref. Kottelat, M., 1990
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 elongated
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales

Has 6 broad, dark brown, vertical bars on the sides; a large blotch on caudal-fin base; a narrow vertical stripe on the caudal fin; an incomplete lateral line ending about above the anus; 8+8 branched caudal-fin rays (Ref. 27732). Anterior nostril with a pointed tip reaching anterior margin of eye; incomplete lateral line reaching anus; 8 1/2 branched dorsal rays; 8+8 branched caudal rays (Ref. 39226). Caudal fin emarginate (Ref. 39226). Dorsal fin origin above or slightly behind pelvic-fin insertion (Ref. 12693).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Schistura daubentoni

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales 32 - 39
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


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   0 - 0
Ventral  0 - 0
Spines total
Soft-rays total 12 - 12
Adipose fin absent

Caudal fin

Attributes more or less truncate; more or less normal

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 8 - 8

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Soft-rays   9 - 10
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  beneath origin of D1
Soft-rays   7 - 7
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
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