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  • tail base > head+ body
    spiracle large
    2 Ds similar size & shape
    mouth small, transverse
    A well behind D2, v close to C
  • eye oval, behind mouth
    2 large Ds
    C notched above, v weak lower lobe
    2 barbels under snout
    mouth small, transverse, opens near front
    5 short gill slits
  • small, slender
    D1 short, base nearer pelvic than pectoral
    C no lower lobe
    teeth very small, similar on both jaws, with multiple points
    rear teeth = combs
    with A
  • eye oval
    D1 over/behind pelvic
    D2 & A large
    C: weak/absent lower lobe