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  • behind eye: upper & lower spots
    body & D: 5 bars
    D: 16-17
    D y C: lines white dots
    inside mouth - black & white
    top of opercle: no flap
  • head - dark dots
    body - dark spots & blotches
    juveniles: black spot/ocellus on D
    lips: no inner papillae
    male: black Vs inside lower jaw
    gill rakers: 41-49
  • front nostril - simple cirrus
    body: 3-4 dark stripes + elongate white blotches
    D black + large ocellus & white lines/spots