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  • body + dense fine denticles
    upper body sensory canal: to base C, 29+ pits
    lure spine short
    A 7, (6-7)
  • body round, + sparse, coarse denticles
    upper body sensory canal: ends mid body, 17-21 pits
    lure spine relatively long
    A 6 (5-6)
  • bony ridges on snout smooth
    D III + II-III, 8; A 6; pectoral 14-21
    gill opening extends before pectoral
  • bony ridge on snout rough & spiny
    D III + III, 9-12; A 8-11; pectoral 22-28
    gill opening all behind pectoral
  • head & tail not depressed
    few head spines
    ridge eye-snout smooth
    D II (very close) + I-II