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  • silver stripe narrow
    Alepidomus evermanni, Cuban Silverside
    gill rakers < / = 21
    breast, throat, bases D & A - no scales
  • silver stripe: front wide
    slender: body depth 14% SL
    Atherina harringtonensis, Reef Silverside
    pectoral I,10
    lower lip: no projecting teeth
    A edge straight
    breast and throat scaled, but not bases D&A
  • silver stripe: front narrow
    body deep: 20% SL
    Atherinomorus stipes, Hardhead Silverside
    pectoral: I,13-14
    lower lip: small, outwarding pointing teeth
    A edge concave
    breast, throat, D & A bases scaled