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  • eye & nape cirri hand-like
    D: 1 ray, 1st spine long
    body - 5 bars
    C base -bar
    pelvic rays 3&2 fused
    LL 35-36
    nape & pectoral base scaled
  • D: I-III raised, but I relatively low; 0 rays
    D: distance spines III-IV = 1/2X distance spines I-III
    opercular spine blunt +2-3 points
    rear D: 1 ocellus
    white/brown/black + pink blotches
    A base: wide, dark stripe
    throat membrane: 6 (rarely 5) rays
    pelvic: ray 3 reduced, separate from ray 2
    pectoral base 1+ rows scales
  • each scale with small flap
    D: no rays, front hight, 1-2 ocelli at rear
    mottled red-brown, white flecks
    LL 32-37
    scales with skin flaps
  • body & A 6-7 bars
    eye cirrus branched
    D: 1 ray
    C base - 2 semicircular bars
    oblique bar from eye
    border operculum & preoperculum: row spots
    LL 39
    nape & pectoral base scaled