NMITA:Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America

Plotosus sp.1

Specimen details:
Sample Number: PPP1256
Type Status: nontype
Scale Bar is 1 mm
Type: SEM
Orientation: mesial
Locality: Bocas del Toro, Bocas del Toro, Panama

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Morphologic Description:

    Otolith shape: circular;
    Thickness: thick;
    Form: -Mesial convex with sharp descent to groove;
    Form: -Lateral flattened and very irregular;
    Shape of margins: rounded and entire;
    Otolith feature: raised hump-flattened center, distinct groove open to margin on one side only, flattened lip near margin below groove;
    Late Pliocene: Bastimentos island, Bocas del Toro, Panama;

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