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  • D XX, 1st 3-4 spines high, notch after
    lower jaw: large rear canine
    opercle - dark/yellow blotch
    pectoral 13
    A 19-20
  • cirri: small, branched, on nostrils, eyes & nape
    D: XXI, 10; spines lower than rays
    A: I; rays thick, membranes cut to bases
  • head female dark spots, male red
    body: mottled + 5-6 bars
    D ocellus, front spines not long
    LL 58-62
    A 17
  • cheek: 2 oblique stripes
    many head pores
    body heavily mottled
    fins: rows spots
    D front spines short
    side roof mouth + teeth
    LL: 65-69
    A 17-18