Morphology Data of Ogilbia sedorae
Identification keys
Main Ref. Møller, P.R., W. Schwarzhans and J.G. Nielsen, 2005
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

The species is distinguished by the following: Vertebrae 11-12 + 27-30 = 38-41, dorsal fin rays 63-73, anal fin rays 47-54, outer pseudoclasper very slender, long, wing-shaped, slightly expanded posterodistally, and with single, almost straight supporter; inner pseudoclasper long, stalked, distally with three branches, anterior branch curved, median branch stout, posterior branch fleshy ear-lobed flap; penis tapering; opercular spine with single, sharp tip in

small specimens and furcated (2-3 tips) in specimens greater than 45 mm SL; scale patch on cheeks with 7-8 vertical scale rows; otolith length: height ratio 2.4-2.5 (Ref. 57883).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Ogilbia sedorae

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
preanal 11 - 12
total 38 - 41


Dorsal fin(s)

Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total 63 - 73
Adipose fin

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 47 - 54

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Soft-rays   18 - 21
Pelvics Attributes  
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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