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  • female: narrow dark bars + dark spots, D - ocellus
    D 10-12
    gill rakers 5
    male: 14-18 long wide dark bars, no dark ocellus on D
    6-8 chin pores
    female: little/no pouch before A
  • body: male ~12 dark bars + red spots, female pearl & red spots
    sometimes many black spots
    D 9, origin behind A origin
    gill rakers 6-8
    8 chin pores
    preoperculum 7 pores
    A usually 8
    scales around tail base 20
  • snout < / = eye
    D origin before A origin
    gill rakers 7-13
    tail base least depth > 13% SL
    9-10 chin pores
    female: pouch before A > 10% fin length
    31-38 lateral scales
    predorsal scales 13-19
  • Male - wide dark & narrow silvery bars
    Male - ocellus D base
    D origin well before A origin
    D = / > rays than A
    lateral scales 31-34
    lower jaw 8 pores
  • snout sharply pointed
    dark behind eye
    D 8-9, origin behind A origin
    gill rakers 10
    scale edges dark - > cross-hatch
    0 chin pores
    A 11
    scales: 29-32 lateral, 14-16 around tail base
  • male: many narrow dark bars, pearl spots at rear & fins
    female: many dark spots, D dark spot
    D 9-11, origin before A origin
    chin pores 8
    gill rakers 7
    lateral scales 33-37