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  • rear nostril in upper lip
    gill pouch expanded
    LL: all body, connected by 2 canals across top head
  • lower jaw projecting
    lips thick
    D origin well behind pectorals
    adult - small, imbedded scales
    teeth minute, in bands
    large pectorals
    LL complete
  • large eyes
    large lips
    D origin ~over pectoral
    D, A & C continuous
    rear nostril before eye
    with pectorals
    LL complete
  • tiny eyes
    large mouth
    D origin over gill opening
    median fins continuous
    no pectoral
    gill opening low
    no LL
  • elongate
    eye small
    D & A at rear, joined to C
    head pores - lower jaw only
    LL complete or ends over anus
  • elongate, tail slender, pointed
    snout & jaws long, pointed
    D & A join C
    teeth exposed when mouth closed
    LL complete