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  • front nostril: small flap
    D 6-7
    back: 4 groups dark dots
    fins clear; C base - pale bar
    blotch above pectoral
    anus ~ midway A to sucker
    pectoral 20
  • no flap front nostril
    D 10-12
    pectoral 21-24
    body - many narrow Y bars, oblique at front
    blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: large flap
    D 7-8
    pectoral 21
    pale + fine dark meshwork
    no blotch above pectoral
    anus ~ midway A to sucker
  • front nostril: small flap
    D 6-8
    pectoral 19-22
    green + dark & light reticulations + 4-5 hourglass bars
    blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: medium flap
    D 7-9
    pectoral 19-22
    top pale; sides - dense dark spots & reticulations
    blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: large flap
    D 8-9
    pectoral 22-23
    pinkish + 4-5 hour-glass bars
    fins yellowish
    no blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: small flap
    D 8-9
    pectoral 17-19
    green + many thin oblique white bars
    blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril - small flap
    4 lines down from eye
    D 6-8
    pectoral 20-21
    upper body - white speckling
    over belly - pale stripe with 2 ventral extensions
    no blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: small flap
    D 7-8
    pectoral 19-21
    fine brown mesh + irregular bars
    blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: no flap
    lines down & back from eye
    D 10
    body- 7 brown bars
    C base dark, other fins clear
    blotch above pectoral
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: medium flap
    D 7
    pectoral 20
    fine brown vermiculations
    ~ 4 lines down from eye
    no spot over pectoral base
    anus nearer A than sucker
  • front nostril: medium flap
    D 7-8
    pectoral 19-21
    red & green wiggly lines + 5 dark "hour-glass" bars
    blotch over pectoral
    anus nearer sucker than A