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  • eye large
    D IX-X
    C forked
    forehead & top jaw scaly
    tongue with patch granular teeth
    2-3 rows scales between LL & 5th D spine
  • front nostril + flap
    head all scaled
    D X, 13-16
    roof mouth: front tooth patch- not elongated at rear
    gill rakers 37-48
    LL 31-48
  • eye large
    D: IX-X, some elongate
    C long, forked
    forehead and top jaw not scaled
    7-8 rows scales between LL & 5th D spine
  • fusiform
    D & A - no scales, end in filaments
    jaws with canines
    roof of mouth - fine teeth