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  • D rays: 1st short, 2-4 long, 1-6 with- fleshy tips
    3 ocelli
    blind side pale
    pelvics: eye-side >/< 2X length blind side
    eye-side scales smooth to touch
    LL arched
  • 3 ocelli, 29-34 D rays to center top ocellus
    blind side dusky
    eye-side scales rough to touch
    D: rays 1-2 short, 3-5 long (no fleshy tips), rest short
  • D: 1st ray short, next 3 long, front rays - fleshy tips
    3 ocelli, 38-46 D rays to center top ocellus
    ocelli - outer white ring
    pelvics: eye-side 2X length blind side
    eye-side scales rough to touch
    LL arched
  • D front rays short, no fleshy tips
    4 ocelli with dark centers
    blind side dark
    eye-side pelvic: ocellus at tip
    LL arched
  • 3 ocelli, rear one oval
    blind side dark
    eye-side pelvic <2X blind side fin
    D rays: 1-2 short, 3-4 long, with fleshy tips
    eye-side scales smooth to touch
  • front D rays slightly elongate, no fleshy tips
    4 ocelli, pale centers
    blind side white
    eye-side pelvic - no ocellus at tip
    LL arched
  • C 3 rear spots
    dark blotch under pectoral
    pectoral: plain, edge oblique, 14-16
    LL straight, 74-80
  • C: central blotch
    dark blotch under pectoral
    pectoral: edge dark & straight, 11-12
    LL straight, 59-67
  • top head profile convex
    D origin well forward, front rays longer
    3 ocelli: 2 above, 1 below
    eye-side pelvic longer
    eye-side scales smooth
    LL arched