Inline ocarinas have transverse ocarina fingering but with the fingering in a straight line which is often more comfortable for new players who want a wide range of notes with more standard fingering. Being in a straight line makes the notes easier to learn and play. Inline ocarinas without thumb holes offer a range of 16 notes. Inline ocarinas with thumb holes offer a range of 18 to 19 notes. If you want an ocarina with a large range but also want something easier to play Inline ocarinas are the ocarinas for you.