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Description: Body somewhat thick, long, and narrow with a small round eye and a terminal mouth. Head relatively broad and flattened. Pectoral fins long, dorsal and anal-fin bases short and placed well back on the body, caudal peduncle relatively short and narrowing. Internal melanophores around the sacculus and on the dorsal surface of the swim bladder as well as around the gut near the vent. There is a large melanophore on the ventral midline just after the last anal-fin ray. Many individuals have a smaller matching melanophore on the dorsal midline just after the last dorsal-fin ray. Many individuals have a bubblewrap-like appearance to the skin.

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