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  • D: VIII (weak) + I, 14
    jaws: long, slender canines
    preopercle smooth
    opercle: 2 flat points
    A III, 12
    LL 45-50
  • body depth 21-31% SL
    D sections separate; IX (all visible) + I,9
    scales smooth
    preoperculum strongly toothed
    top jaw - canines
    all fin spines smooth
    A II,7
  • body depth 33-37% SL
    D1&2 almost separate
    fin spines smooth
    scales rough at front, smooth behind
    preoperculum smooth
    A III, 7
    LL 42-48