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Lele & Gae, 1936

Hooks: 9-10; anterior teeth: 5-12; posterior teeth: 16-25.
Maximum adult body length: 13 mm; tail: 25 %.
Body firm, opaque; transversal musculature absent; head wide; hooks not serrated. Fin bridge absent. Anterior fins of medium length, fully rayed, rounded; posterior fins medium length, fully rayed, angular. Collarette short; gut diverticula absent. Small eyes shape of pigment spot unknown. Seminal vesicles with knob and trunk; position of seminal vesicles: touching tail fin, well separated from posterior fins. Ovaries of medium length, reaching to region of ventral ganglion; ova large. Adhesive papillae and adhesive organs absent.

Distribution: neritic; Bombay harbour.


Type locality: Bombay Harbour, India.

Sagitta bombayensis