Two separate postabdominal spines; anal subcaudal gap fewer than 2.0 times anal-preanal gap; dorsal rays. Both postabdominal spines of about equal length and size; anterior margin of posteriormost abdominal keel scale almost vertical; greater than 3.5 times body depth. No pair of enlarged canines in lower jaw; anteriormost postabdominal spine squared or blunt (except very small individuals), not curving evenly forward; upper preopercular spine extends well beyond posterior border of preopercle; no pigment on outermost caudal rays. Dorsal blade high, blade height greater than 2.7 mm for SL 25–50 mm, greater than 3.8 mm for SL greater than 50 mm; body robust; spiny scales present below subcaudal photophores (fish greater than 30 mm SL); pigment spots minute along posterior midline; upper preopercle spine usually curved ventrally, never dorsally.
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