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  • bluey-silver + rows yellow spots
    D 9-10, spots/black blotch at base
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ - + palp & spines under straight tip
    scales: lateral 26-29, around tail base 16
  • body ~10 dark bars
    D 8, male - basal blotch + outer spots
    tail base - irregular spots
    male: C longitudinal spots
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + long palp & (not visible) spines under straight tip
    scales: laterales 25-26, 16 around tail base
    Venezuela
  • body: 4-8 lines dots
    fin rays - small dark spots
    D 13-16, origin before pelvic orign; male - large
    male C: rows brown spots, center orange
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + palp & spines under straight tip, claws above & below tip
    scales: 26-29 lateral, 16 around tail base
  • 2 pairs pores on snout
    color geographically variable
    D 9-10, origin behind pelvic origin; male - fin sm
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + palp, 1 claw & spines under straight tip
    scales: 26-30 lateral, 18 around tail base
  • without 2 pairs pores on snout
    body blueish + rows orange spots
    D 8-10, origin behind pelvic origin
    male: dark oval spot above pectoral base, C - large spots
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + palp & small spines under straight tip
    scales: 25-27 lateral, 16 around tail base
  • male D - undulating stripes + large white spots, margin orange
    D 14-16, origin before pelvic orgin
    male C: rows orange-brown spots, margin orange, black triangular point at lower corner
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + palp & small spines + 2 hooks under straight tip
    scales: 28-30 lateral, 20 around tail base
  • male: bars on rear body, D white + central curved stripe & black edge
    female +/- dark blotch; spots around genital area
    D origin over/behind center A
    D 6-7; A 9-10
    male C: top red stripe, black edge & spot below; curved bar lower base
    male sometimes red
  • male highly variable: black spot top & bottom tail base, 1+ black spots on front body
    D origin behind pelvic origin, male: long, +
    D 6-7; A 8
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + v long palp & spines under straight tip
    scales: 25-27 lateral, 14 around tail base
  • male body: rows orange spots
    D 9-10, origin behind pelvic base; male - 2-4 blac
    male C: yellow + several vertical rows black dots
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + palp & spines under straight tip
    scales: 26-27 lateral, 18 around tail base
  • grey-brown above, bluey sides, yellow below
    flank - dark streaks
    D 8-9, origin behind pelvic origin, dark basal blo
    C inner 2/3- rows spots
    Netherlands Antilles
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, short palp & (invisible) spines under straight tip
    scales: 26-28 lateral, 16 around tail base
  • tan + rows red-brown spots
    +/- black blotches body & fins
    D 16-20, origin before pelvic base; male: inner 2/
    C lower border dark
    Yucatan
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short,+ palp & spines under straight tip
    scales: 26-27 lateral, 20 around tail base
  • under front D: dark blotch
    D 8-10, origin behind pelvic base, 1-2 strong spot
    C yellow, dark edge
    male: pelvic tips swollen, sex organ short, + palp, spines under straight tip
    scales: 24-27 lateral, 16 around tail base