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  • head low, firm
    snout projecting
    C: blunt point to round
    preopercle: 2 strong spines
    roof mouth black
    pectoral base - black blotch
    7-8 scale rows, LL to D origin
  • head spongy
    eye small
    C: long point
    chin: 4 pores, large knob
    preopercle: 4-9 spines
    A 8
    LL 41-46 pores
  • head spongy, forehead concave
    C: long point
    preopercle: 4-9 spines
    chin: 4 pores
    inside lower front teeth - black crescent
    pelvic + filament
    A 9
    LL 47-50 pores
  • head firm
    nape scales smooth
    pectoral bronze
    C: blunt point
    roof of mouth dark
    chin: 6 pores
    preopercle: 2 strong spines
    gill rakers 45-52
    pectoral reaches anus
  • head firm
    mouth large, oblique
    preopercle 2 spines
    36-38 gill rakers
    pectoral reaches anus
    A 9