soft rays: 60 - 66. Eye large, its diameter greater than snout length. First dorsal fin with moderately elongated filament; pectoral fins reaching to rear level or anal fin origin. Color is generally light brown, lighter ventrally (Ref. 1371). Body elongated; rather slender. Head slightly compressed; mouth large and broad. Lateral line is conspicuous, anteriorly slightly curved upward (Ref. 45854). Also Ref. 6606.