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  • D, C & A: no oval spots
    pelvic base: dark blotch
    C concave
    mouth opens above midline
    preopercle: no spine, rear edge scaly
  • D: last spines longest, 12-14
    soft D & A pointed
    peropercle spineless
    pelvics very long
  • C & soft D & A: oval dark spots
    D: largest spines not at rear
    C rounded
    mouth opens on body midline
    preopercle - large flat spine, rear edge scaleless
  • oval
    black edges to fins
    D center spines longest, 11
    preopercle edge - scaly, no spine