Ogilbia sabaji Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005
Curator brotula
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Family:  Dinematichthyidae (Viviparous brotula)
Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 30 m
Distribution:  West Atlantic: Florida Keys, Bahamas and along the Antilles south to Tobago.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 66-72; Anal soft rays: 46-54; Vertebrae: 39-42. This species is characterized by following: Vertebrae 11-13 + 28-29 = 39-42, dorsal fin rays 66-72, anal fin rays 46-54; outer pseudoclasper wingshaped with single broad and curved supporter anteriorly; inner pseudoclasper club-shaped, tip much expanded, without appendix; small fleshy lobe at base of hood adjacent to outer pseudoclasper, penis tapering; opercular spine with single, sharp tip; scale patch on cheeks with 5-9 vertical scale rows; often with green pigment globules in body mucus, particularly near anal opening (Ref. 57883).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 29 January 2013 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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