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  • snout no scales
    no crest before eye
    C very forked, lower lobe longer
    A 10-13
  • body = very compressed ribbon
    C deeply forked
    beak very long
    pectoral very long
  • snout scaly
    crest before eye
    C concave/slightly forked
    A 14-18
  • lower jaw slightly projecting (juvenile - short beak)
    gill rakers 30-35
    pectoral ~1/3 SL, 11-13