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  • head flat, snake-like
    mouth large
    eye small, high, at front
    pale + large dark spots
    tail: ~ 1/3 TL, tip hard & finless
  • snout blunt
    eye large
    2 rows large spots along back
    head densely spotted
    D: low, origin behind pectoral
    tail: < 1/2 TL, no C
    mouth long, opens at front
    conspicuous barbel behind front nostril
    pectoral minute, above gill opening