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  • no nape crest
    D XXXVIII-XL (elements 90-96)
    D spiny part slightly < soft part, notch between them
    C small, forked
    Aphanopus carbo, Black Scabbardfish
    pelvics: absent in adults, I tiny spine in juveniles
  • no nape crest
    D XL-XLIV (96-102 elements)
    D spiny part slightly < soft part, notch between them
    C small, forked
    Aphanopus intermedius, Intermediate Scabbardfish
    pelvics: absent in adults, I tiny spine in juveniles