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  • elongate, firm
    eye with fatty ring
    D origin behind pectoral base
    adult brown, juvenile blue + black spots
    tongue: no teeth
    pelvic: origin before/under pectoral base, of juvenile - very large
    A II, 24-29
  • head scales to front eye
    center roof mouth: 1 row pointed teeth
    D 20-22
    A III, 19-22
    tongue: 1 row pointed teeth
    pectorals = long wings
    no keel on breast
  • head scales onto snout
    center roof mouth:oval patch knobby teeth
    D 21-24
    LL 59-69
    tongue: oval patch knobby teeth
    A III, 19-23
    pectorals = long wings
    no keel on breast
  • eye large
    head: scales onto snout
    center roof mouth: oval patch knobby teeth
    tongue: oval patch knobby teeth
    D 15-18
    A II, 14-17
    pectorals = long wings
    bony keel on breast
  • oval, deep, firm
    body no stripes
    D (2 parts) 18-22; A 21-23; bases not translucent
    adult dark
    juv: silver, mottled/barred
    top teeth small, cónical
    bottom teeth: long knives
  • oval (juvenile deep)
    body firm
    D (2 parts) 23-28; bases not translucent
    adult: thin stripes
    juv- translucent, silvery
    top & bottom teeth small, cónical
  • oval (juvenile deep), soft, flabby
    D (2 parts) 27-32; A 28-34; bases translucent
    adult dark
    juv: translucent + spots
    top teeth small, cónical
    bottom teeth: long knives