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  • head long flattened, scaled
    D1 VII
    scales smooth at front, rough behind
    lateral scales 100-110
  • head rounded, scaled
    serrated bony ridge over eye
    D1 VI
    body scales rough
    lateral scales 25-33
  • body deep
    head robust, scaled
    D1 VII
    body scales smooth
    lateral scales 25-36
  • head wide depressed, scaled (except snout tip)
    D1 VI
    preoperculum - hidden spine
    scales smooth at front, rough at rear
    lateral scales 40-76
  • elongate
    head depressed, scaled
    D1 VI
    C: broad, many short spines at base
    preoperculum: hidden spine
    scales smooth, laterals 90-110
  • head elongate, cónical, scaled
    D1 VI
    large mouth, lower jaw strongly projects
    body scales rough, laterals 45-65
  • eyes above
    head scaleless
    D1 VI
    lower jaw bones meet under rear mouth
    body scales rough
    28-36 lateral scales