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  • extremely elongate
    eye small
    D & A at rear, join C
    tiny pectoral
    LL complete
    only head pores - lower jaw
  • D origin well behind pectoral
    lower jaw projecting; lips thick; teeth minute, in bands
    large pectorals
    adult - small, imbedded scales
    LL complete, small pores
  • tiny, skin-covered eyes
    D & A join C
    no pectoral
    gill opening low
    no LL, no head pores
  • rear nostril in top lip/mouth
    center nape - usually a pore
    gill pouch expanded, supported by rays
    LL: all body, 2 sides connected over head