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  • shallow pits before & behind eyes
    mottled red/brown
    pectoral: black tip
    soft D - rows dots
    soft D: 3-4 rows brown dots
    ridge under eye: 3 small spines
    lower front body scales imbedded
  • pink + oblique bars
    LL: broken stripe
    D: no long spines
    D & C: spotted
  • body not humped
    eye large, upper 1/3 with 9 cirri
    between eyes - wide, with 2 crests
    red + white blotches
    opercle red spots
    ridge under eye - 1 small spine
    C: 2 dark bars
    lower front body scales well exposed
  • deep depressions before & after eyes
    red brown
    body & fins dense dark spots
    scales smooth, small, >70 rows
    ridge under eye - usually no spines
  • between eyes flat
    red/brown mottled
    soft D: large dark blotch
    ridge under eye: 0-2 small spines
    lower front body scales imbedded