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  • no head pores
    body - dark & light bars
    D1 VI
    C rounded
    gill openings broad
    pelvics joined at base, not between spines
    all body & nape scaled
  • head round, no pores, + papillae
    D1 VI
    body: strong narrow bars
    C: round, short
    gill openings narrow
    pelvics = cup
    scales rough, none on head
  • eyes large
    D1 VII
    C long, pointed
    pelvics separate, fin rays branched
    scales: rough, behind pectoral base, 1-2 large on C base