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TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Physiologie

heterocercal fin

Caudal fin in which upper part is supported by elongated vertebral column, and thus is longer than the lower part

Literatur

Miller, Robert Rush. 2005. "Freshwater Fishes of Mexico". University of Chicago Press, Chicago. pp. 1-524 (crc01245)

Synonym: hemicercal fin

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