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  • body elongate, depth 7-12.5% SL
    head disc 18-28 plates
    body: dark, white-bordered stripe
    pectoral pointed
  • very elongate, depth < 10% SL
    head disc 9-11 plates
    body: white bordered dark stripe
    C: W shaped
    pectorals pointed
  • elongate, ~cylindrical
    head pointed, flat
    D VI-IX (separated spines) + I, 26-33
    A II-III, 22-28
    teeth small
  • body robust, depth 12.5-20% SL
    head disc: 14-28 plates
    uniform color
    pelvic broadly attached to belly
    pectoral rounded
    C concave