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  • elongate, rounded
    snout long, conical, overhanging
    D 19-27 rays
    chin: 1 thick barbel with pore at tip
    A 7, 1 weak spine
  • elongate
    snout prominent, overhanging
    chin: 3-5 pairs short barbels
    preopercle: strongly toothed, spines at angle
    A: 7-8 rays, 2nd spine strong
  • body elongate, rounded
    head low, mouth under snout
    barbels: chin - 3 pairs; lower jaw - row 8-22
    A: 2 small spines