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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae Viviparous brotulas
Subfamily: Brosmophycinae
Genus: Ogilbia

(See list of species below)



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18 species (see list below)

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Photo by Møller, P.R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ogilbia boehlkei Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia boehlkei
[Boehlke's coralbrotula]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Ogilbia boydwalkeri Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia boydwalkeri
[Walker's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Ogilbia cayorum
[Key brotula]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Ogilbia cocoensis Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia cocoensis
[Coco coralbrotula]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Ogilbia davidsmithi Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia davidsmithi
[Smith's coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Ogilbia deroyi (Poll & van Mol, 1966)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ogilbia deroyi
[Deroy's cuskeel]

Photo by FAO

South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Ogilbia galapagosensis (Poll & LeLeup, 1965)

Photo by FAO
 
Ogilbia galapagosensis
[Galapagos cuskeel]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Ogilbia jeffwilliamsi Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia jeffwilliamsi
[William's coralbrotula]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Ogilbia jewettae Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia jewettae
[Jewett's coralbrotula]

Photo by Møller, P.R.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ogilbia mccoskeri Møller, Schwarzhans & Nielsen, 2005

Photo by Møller, P.R.
 
Ogilbia mccoskeri
[Mccosker's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ogilbia nigromarginata
[Darkfinned coralbrotula]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Ogilbia nudiceps
[Naked-headed coralbrotula]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Ogilbia robertsoni
[Roberts' coralbrotula]
No picture found
West Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ogilbia sabaji
[Sabaji's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Ogilbia sedorae
[Sedor's coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Ogilbia suarezae
[Suarez' coralbrotula]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Ogilbia tyleri
[Tyler's coralbrotula]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Ogilbia ventralis (Gill, 1863)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Ogilbia ventralis
[Gulf cuskeel]
18 Species of Family Bythitidae with Genus Ogilbia
(Viviparous brotulas)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2005 Ogilbia boehlkei Boehlke's coralbrotula Western Central Atlantic 7 SL
2005 Ogilbia boydwalkeri Walker's coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 6.1 SL
1898 Ogilbia cayorum Key brotula Western Central Atlantic 6 SL
2005 Ogilbia cocoensis Coco coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 3.8 SL
2005 Ogilbia davidsmithi Smith's coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 9.9 SL
1966 Ogilbia deroyi Deroy's cuskeel Southeast Pacific 7 TL
1965 Ogilbia galapagosensis Galapagos cuskeel South America 5.8 SL
2005 Ogilbia jeffwilliamsi William's coralbrotula Western Atlantic 6.1 SL
2005 Ogilbia jewettae Jewett's coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 6.8 SL
2005 Ogilbia mccoskeri Mccosker's coralbrotula Western Central Atlantic 6.5 SL
2005 Ogilbia nigromarginata Darkfinned coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 7.7 SL
2005 Ogilbia nudiceps Naked-headed coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 7.4 SL
2005 Ogilbia robertsoni Roberts' coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 7.1 SL
2005 Ogilbia sabaji Sabaji's coralbrotula West Atlantic 5 SL
2005 Ogilbia sedorae Sedor's coralbrotula Eastern Pacific 5.9 SL
2005 Ogilbia suarezae Suarez' coralbrotula Western Atlantic 7.5 SL
2005 Ogilbia tyleri Tyler's coralbrotula Western Atlantic 5 SL
1863 Ogilbia ventralis Gulf cuskeel Eastern Central Pacific 7.8 SL



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