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Distinguished from other congeners by the combination of the following characters: anal fin with 13-17 branched rays; lateral line scales 35-38; one humeral spot; dentary teeth abruptlydecreasing in size after the fifth tooth; orbital diameter 22.6-29.1% of HL; interorbital width 30.6-35.7% of HL; snout length 25.3-29.7% of HL; predorsal scales 12-15; dorsal procurrent rays 10-12; maxillary teeth 1 or 2; and a conspicuous midlateral band from humeral region to caudal peduncle (Ref. 81203).Description: Dorsal-fin rays i,9, ii,9; anal-fin rays iii,14, iii,15, iii,16), iv,13, iv,14, iv,15, iv,16, iv,17, v,13, v,14, v,15, v,16), v,17; pectoral-fin rays i,9, i,10, i,11, or i,12; pelvic-fin rays i,6 or i,7. Scale series between lateral line and pelvic-fin insertion 5 (Ref. 81203).