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  • eye large
    teeth: long slender canines
    D1 VIII-X (weak) + I, 13-14
    rear top jaw bone expanded exposed when mouth closed
    opercle: 1-2 flat points
    A III, 11-14
  • oblong, compressed, elongate
    D1&2 almost separate
    fin spines smooth
    scales rough at front, smooth behind
    preoperculum smooth
    A III, 7
    LL 42-48
  • D VII-X + 0-I, 7-10
    rear top jaw bone exposed when mouth closed
    operculum: 1-2 flat points or several spines
    A II-III, 6-9