Otolith description

Otolith medium, oval to discoid. Dorsal margin entire to gently lobed; ventral margin lobed. Sulcus groove heterosulcoid; opening ostial. Ostium larger than cauda and elongate. Colliculum heteromorph and well developed; anterior colliculum raised. Collum indistinct. Crista superior straight and ridge-like along entire sulcus; crista inferior ridge-like and kinked at posterior end of ostium. Rostrum small and hooked. Antirostrum small and rounded. Excisura deep, angle acute. Dorsal area largely covered by shallow depression. Ventral area depression absent.

Otolith of Epigonus denticulatus from a fish of 91 mm TL
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