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The top two bluegill from Lake Sutton show the craniofacial defect known as "pugnose," which is characterized by deformed "underbite" mouth and jaws and compressed or shortened head and mouth. The bottom fish is normal. (Photo from Lemly's report, "Biological Assessment to Determine Impacts of Selenium Pollution From Coal Ash Wastewater Discharges on Fish Populations in Lake Sutton, NC.")