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  • cylindrical, robust, with scattered large thorns
    fins short, blunt
    2 similar Ds, near C
    C very asymmetric
    pelvics large
    no A
  • eye: small, oval, behind mouth
    2 large Ds
    under snout: 2 barbels
  • body high, triangular cross-section
    2 high, pointed, curved Ds with a spine
    mouth small, transverse, under eye
    no A