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  • D & A: low crests at rear
    tail < 1/3 TL, soft, blunt point
    nostrils: both tubular, rear above eye
  • D origin before gill opening
    tail ~ 1/2 TL
    teeth short, very blunt
  • black with white bars
    teeth very blunt
  • nostrils: front = tube, rear = hole/short tube over front edge eye
    D origin before gill opening
    center roof mouth - 1 row teeth
    gill opening - body color
  • snout conical, rounded
    D origin on head
    tail: > 1/2 TL, tip hard, blunt,\finless
    teeth blunt
    pectoral: wide base
  • rear nostril - hole/short tube over center eye
    D & A: low crests on rear of tail
    tail: ~ 1/2 TL, point blunt