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  • slender, cigar shaped, snout pointed
    IP: pink
    TP: green, pink & green stripe along body, pink bars under eyes
    teeth not fused, free, flat pointed tips
  • IP 1 & juv - green/white; dark stripe - snout to C base; center D ocellus
    black spot - top corner operculum
    TP: green & pink; pink lines radiate from eye; C green + convergent pink stripes
    IP 2 - like TP, colors fainter
  • IP - green, dark spot behind eye, red lines - head & fins
    TP - like IP, stronger colors
    juv - green, D: ocellus on spines, spot - end fin base
  • forehead not v steep
    IP: tan; head white + grey bar; belly white + red bars
    TP blue-green, side head & pelvics yellow, pectoral base black
  • forehead v steep
    IP grey/pink, belly - bright white blotch
    TP pink, head & body thin blue bars
    juv: white + 5 dark bars (front D & body)