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  • wide orange stripe: large eye to tip C
    Ds, A, pelvics: yellow-orange
    D1 very long
    C long, pointed, asymmetric (notched above)
  • eyes 9.7-11.3% SL
    snout 3.1-3.9% SL
    body yellowish
    D&A yellow edge
    C yellow rays & lower edge
    C pointed
    vomer no teeth
    pelvics fully joined, no front membrane
    D 17-18; A 18-19; pectoral 21
    scales: tail base to before D1 origin
  • eyes medium (6.6-8.7% SL)
    snout 5.8-7.8% SL
    blue stripe along body
    D,A & C: yellow rays, blue edges
    C forked
    vomer with teeth
    pelvics fully joined, no front membrane
    D2 18-20; A 19-21; pectoral 18-22
    scales: tail base to under rear 1/3 D2
  • head, body & C orange + yellow stripe
    eyes very large, black
    pelvics & D tip: blue
    D1 VI, III & IV elongate in male
    pelvics - only membrane between last rays
    no scales