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  • elongate; head flattened, snout pointed; eyes above, close-set
    D1 VI (thin)
    pelvics under operculum, wide between them, I,5
    A 0-I
  • large eyes on top broad, depressed head
    D IV + 6-11
    LL onto C
    mouth small, top jaw protrusible
    preopercle: large hooked spine
    gill opening = pore on side
    A 0, 4-10
    no scales