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  • mouth ends under pupil
    C: angular point
    preopercle: 8-10 spines
    pectoral 16-17
    A: 8; 2nd spine long
  • dark lines along scale rows
    D 24-26
    C: round or S shape
    preopercle: 8-10 strong teeth
    gill rakers 18-23
    A: 2nd spine thick, long, 7
  • elongate
    snout rounded
    C: S shape or rounded
    preopercle: 14-16 weak spines
    A: 2nd spine thick, long, 7
  • C: angular point
    preopercle: 5-7 large teeth
    A: 7; 2nd spine thick, 80% 1st ray
  • D 21-23
    C: angular point
    preopercle: 8-10 spines
    gill rakers 22-26
    A: 7; 2nd spine long, thick
  • oblique dark lines along scale rows
    C: S shape
    preopercle: 15-17 fine teeth
    pectoral 19-20
    A: 8, 2nd spine long, thick