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  • head scales to front eye
    center roof mouth: 1 row pointed teeth
    D 20-22
    A III, 19-22
    Cubiceps capensis, Cape cigarfish
    tongue: 1 row pointed teeth
    pectorals = long wings
    no keel on breast
  • head scales onto snout
    center roof mouth:oval patch knobby teeth
    D 21-24
    LL 59-69
    Cubiceps gracilis, Longfin cigarfish
    tongue: oval patch knobby teeth
    A III, 19-23
    pectorals = long wings
    no keel on breast
  • eye large
    head: scales onto snout
    center roof mouth: oval patch knobby teeth
    Cubiceps pauciradiatus, Bigeye cigarfish
    tongue: oval patch knobby teeth
    D 15-18
    A II, 14-17
    pectorals = long wings
    bony keel on breast