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  • head large, broad, top flattened; eyes above
    D 0/III-IV
    mouth large, vertical, lips with skin flaps
    behind operculum: large spine
    A no spines
  • head large, depressed, eyes on top
    D1: II-III
    D2 & A long bases
    mouth wide, usually with tentacles
    gill openings - side only
    pelvic under operculum
    1-4 LL
  • eyes on top of head
    D VII-XXIII
    D & A long based
    mouth very oblique, opens up
    operculum: fringe of skin flaps
    LL: bent, complete