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  • blue-grey to pink-brown
    ~8 white narrow bars - upper head & back
    flank - row 2-3 pale blotches
  • brown bar through eye, white bar - operculum & chest
    body 4-6 brown bars
    belly: bright white bar
    juv: 2 black bars + 3 dark stripes
    opercle spines poorly developed
  • white; broad orange-brown stripe - eye to C base
    C: dark C shape
  • white above, yellow below + narrow black bars
    lower head & throat: large black blotches
    C black basal bar, black spots in center