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  • eyes - not tiny, on sides of head
    plain color
    thin lips
    chin - knob
    pectoral: 12
    A 41
    scales 19 radiating lines
  • eye on side, not tiny
    head mottled, irregular stripe along top back
    flank to A origin: short bars
    chin - knob
    A 32-37
    pectoral 11-13
    scales 22 radiating lines
  • eye - not tiny, on side of head
    head & anterior side barred
    base each D spine with a black spot
    chin - knob
    A 34-38
    pectoral 12-14
  • snout square
    eye tiny, high
    plain color
    C pointed, dark
    lips fleshy, with large flanges
    A 36
    pectoral 10
    scales 24 radiating lines
  • snout blunt
    eye tiny, high
    plain color
    lips thick, with large flanges
    A 43-49
    pectoral 10-14
    scales 31 radiating lines
  • eyes tiny, high
    dense dark dots - upper body & head
    lips - fleshy, large flaps
    A 21-23
    pectoral 11
  • eye tiny, high
    plain color
    C pointed
    thick lips, with large folds
    chin round
    A 53-59
    pectoral: 12
    scales 37 radiating lines
  • eye not tiny, not high
    under eye - 2 bars
    body: 2 rows oval blotches
    D origin posterior
    A 28-32
    pectoral 10
  • eye not tiny, at side
    D base -spots
    flank: row spots behind eye stripe
    lower lips - side pouches