Otolith description

Otolith large, fusiform. Dorsal margin extensively lobed; ventral margin entire; postero-ventral margin lobed. Sulcus groove homosulcoid; opening ostial. Ostium and cauda similar in size. Colliculum homo-morph. Collum noduliferous. Crista superior and crista inferior ridge-like along entire sulcus. Rostrum broad and rounded. Antirostrum absent. Excisura absent. Ventral area groove short and medial.

Otolith of Neoplatycephalus conatus from a fish of 245 mm TL
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