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  • eyes large, on top head, close-set
    D1 VII
    C long, pointed
    mouth large, oblique
    front roof mouth - patch teeth
    pelvics - joined, +/- front membrane
    scales behind pectoral only
  • eyes large, close-set, near front
    D1 VI
    C long, pointed
    bottom jaw: canines near front
    gill rakers short, triangular, 0+4-5
    scales rough, none on head
  • nape: low crest
    eyes large, 2 pores between them
    D1 VI
    C elongated
    no gill rakers
    pelvics form disc
    head & nape: no scales
  • head round
    eyes very large
    D1 VI, III-IV elongate
    tongue heart-shaped, teeth in center
    front roof mouth with teeth
    pelvics - only membrane between last rays
    no scales