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Head: Slightly less than two rimes length, interocular width subequal to two rimes dorsal width of an eye; posterior area behind eyes narrowed, forming a short, indistinct neck in males; impunctate, shiny, frons with a few transverse rows of indistinct, dull spots; set with a few scattered, whitish scalelike setae on vertex, frons, and ventral surface.
Leaves opposited or whorled, scalelike to 3 subulate, evergreen; ovulate cones fleshy 3.
As for entrees, an alternative to the salmon is the handsome, well-crafted whitefish ($12) covered with scalelike potatoes sitting on a bed of the best-tasting, intensely flavored, wild rice experienced this year, plus spinach and carrots.