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  • snout <<1/2 head
    D1 XI-XXII; 2 Ds close
    D & A 7-10 finlets behind
    teeth compressed, triangular
    with gill rakers
  • very elongate
    snout = 1/2 head
    D1 XXIII-XVII
    D&A: 8-9 flinlets behind
    top jaw bone hidden
    teeth compressed, triangular
    no gill rakers
  • elongate, cylindrical
    snout long, pointed
    2 short, wide-spaced Ds
    C forked
    large mouth
    large, sharp teeth
    gill rakers = short spines/plates