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  • elongate, compressed
    head pointed
    D 23-26; A 7-8
    LL 50-56
    mouth large, oblique
    no canines
  • D IX-X + I, 23-27
    LL 54-66
    lower gill rakers 13-16
    D2 & A ~completely scaled
    body scales rough
  • D VII-VIII + I, 21-23
    inside operculum & pectoral base dark
    in mouth orange, dark crescent behind lower teeth
    pectoral 15-16, < pelvic
    all scales rough
    D2 & A thin basal scale sheath
  • D VII-VIII + 1, 21-23
    C: blunt point
    mouth ends after eye, orange inside
    lower gill rakers: 9-10
    D2 & A ~all scaled
    all scales rough
  • head conical, top profile slightly concave
    D X + I, 19-21
    C: S shape, yellow
    inside operculum & pectoral base: black
    in mouth orange, dark crescent behind lower teeth
    pectoral < pelvic
    all scales rough
    D2 & A scaleless
  • mouth reaches past eye
    D IX + I, 19-20
    C: blunt point
    inside mouth orange
    pectoral well short pelvic tip
    scales: body rough, head & operculum smooth
    D2 & A - low scale sheath
    LL 58-68 pores