Vertebrae: 93 - 107. Mediolateral row of neuromasts present from above anus to caudal fin base. First dorsal fin pterygiophore associated with vertebra 4-5 (rarely 6). Eye large and circular; pupil diameter 2.1-3.6% SL. Nostril tubes short 0.4-1 % SL. Body color uniformly brownish, without crossbars. Predorsal area without scales. Head pores relatively large and not tube-shaped (Ref. 41107).