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  • D deep notch, long base
    chin: +/- pores, knob, barbels
    notch at top corner operculum
    A I-II
    LL: to end C
  • forehead: sloping or concave
    D VIII + I, 8-11, well separated
    scales large, rough
    lower jaw strongly protruding
    A: III large
    LL: to end tail fin
  • rear of bone under eye hidden by scales
    D XII-XIV, continuous
    chin 2-6 pores + pit
    A III
    scales between eye and mouth
  • opercle - 2 flat points
    preopercle finely serrated
    D VIII-IX, I, 10-13, deeply notched
    top jaw expanded at rear
    small cónical teeth: jaws, roof of mouth, 2 rows on tongue