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  • no nape cirri
    3Ds III+X-XIII+7-10
    operculum +/- scales
    A 14-20
    LL 2 sections
  • head short, blunt, front spiny
    cirri: nostrils & eyes
    D XVII-XXV, 11-22, usually notched
    side roof mouth: 2+ rows teeth
  • bushy cirri: nostrils, nape & eyes
    bone of top jaw exposed at rear
    palatine teeth =/< vomerine teeth
    LL scales: < /= rear half scales on rear straight part with front pore exposed
  • head slender, pointed
    branched cirri: nape & eyes
    D XVIII-XXIII, 9-12, notched
    rear of top jaw bone covered by bone above
    LL tubes/canals at least on front body, 40-69
  • simple cirri: eye (long in male) & nape
    pectoral 12, central rays v long
    pelvic: long, reaches center A
  • cirri - simple &/or branched: eye & nape
    D: 0-1 soft rays, front high, deep notch behind 3r
    LL complete, arched
    operculum with spine