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caudal fin

noun

  1. the terminal vertical fin of a fish.


caudal fin

noun

  1. the tail fin of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates, used for propulsion during locomotion


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Head, about one-fourth of the whole length from the snout to the base of the caudal fin, varying much with age and size.

The snout reached to the top of the guide's head, while the caudal fin dragged on the ground.

The caudal fin is crescent-shaped, strengthened at the base by two short ridges on each side.

In this family the tail is stout, with two-rayed dorsal fins and sometimes a caudal fin.

The genus Urolophus has a rounded disk, and a stout, short tail with a caudal fin.

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