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  • body depth > 35 % SL
    D: VI- VII (weak, longest last), origin before pectoral base
    D 30-32; A 20-24
    bases D & A fleshy, tanslucent
    grey/blue-green
    juv mottled
    preopercle 9-15 prominent spines
  • body depth 45-55% SL
    D 23-26: A 16-19
    blue-grey/brown, black on fins
    juv striped
    preopercle 12-19 prominent spines
    D: V- VII (weak, longest last), origin before pectoral base
    bases D & A fleshy, tanslucent