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  • operculum: metallic spot
    D: base - dark line, margin - dark + spot at front
    lower gill rakers: 4 stubby, short
    pelvic = 1.3x pectoral
    A: dark margin
  • 1-2 stripes + 2 rows spots
    front D black spot
    D & A dark borders
    lower 4-5 gill rakers short
  • 2-3 alternating rows large spots
    front D black
    lower 9-12 gill rakers long
    A: black
  • operculum - no metallic spot
    D & A: front margins dark
    lower gill rakers: 4-5 long
    pelvics = 1.2-1.8x pectoral
  • crisscross lines along scale rows
    D & A: black margins
    lower 4-8 gill rakers long
    pectoral long, > pelvic
  • D & A: black margins
    lower gill rakers: 4 medium
    pelvic = 1.3-1.5x pectoral
  • operculum: silver blotch
    dark line along D base
    chin: dark spot
    lower 4-5 gill rakers medium
    pelvic ~ pectoral