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  • elongate
    long narrow snout
    slender tapering tail
    D & A join C
    jaws long, pointed, top one overhanging
    pectoral present
  • ribbon-like, tapering to point, no C
    long snout; large eye
    D III, low, very long base, no notch
    lower jaw projects
    large fangs
    no pelvics; A = tiny, imbedded spines