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  • body depth 30-32% SL
    dark V mark on snout
    silvery
    tail base least depth 8.9-10.1% SL
    8 lower gill rakers
    A III
    scaleless pit before eyes not closed/restricted at front by scales
    LL 47-48
  • slender (depth 33-37% SL)
    back: 7 saddles, joining 6-9 flank blotches
    D last spine 5.8-7.1% SL
    8 lower gill rakers
    A III, base 16.7-19.2% SL
    scaleless pit before eyes constricted at front by scales
  • body depth 38-42% SL
    back: 7 saddles, joining 9 flank blotches
    D last spine 7.2-9.9% SL
    8 lower gill rakers
    A III, base 15.6-18% SL
    scaleless pit before eyes crossed at front by row of scales
  • body depth 33-36% SL
    no dark V on snout
    back 7 saddles, joining 6 flank blotches
    tail base least depth 10.4-11.1% SL
    8 lower gill rakers
    pectoral scaleless
    A III
    scaleless pit before eyes not closed/restricted at front by scales
    LL 43-46
  • very slender: body depth 28-32% SL
    back: 6 wavy forward pointing saddles join 8 flank
    8 lower gill rakers
    A II, 1st ray branched
    scaleless pit before eyes not closed/restricted at front by scales