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  • snout short (~eye)
    before eye: 2 back-pointing spines
    no pit behind eyes
    D no spines elongated
    long V bone points down under throat
    pectoral 16, no rays branched
    scales rough
  • snout long
    no pit behind eyes
    no distinctive marks
    pectoral 15-18, no rays branched
    scales rough
  • snout short (~eye)
    no pit behind eyes
    D spines high, but none elongated
    no distinctive marks
    pectoral 19-20, no rays branched
    scales rough
  • snout short (~eye)
    bone before eye: 1st spine points down and forwards
    no pit behind eyes
    D spine III elongate
    dark spots along LL
    short V bone under throat
    pectoral 17-18, no rays branched
    scales rough
  • snout short (~eye)
    before eye: 2 spine points down and back
    eye cirrus - short, splayed tip
    D spines tall, none elongate
    4 dark bars
    no pit behind eyes
    pectoral 17-18, no rays branched
    short V bone under throat
    scales rough