HyperDic: caudal_fin

English > 1 sense of the expression caudal fin:
NOUNanimalcaudal fin, tail finthe tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates
English > caudal fin: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates.
Synonymtail fin
Part offishAny of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
Narrowerheterocercal finA tail fin with unequal lobes in which the vertebral column turns upward into the larger / larger lobe as in sharks
homocercal finsymmetrical tail fin extending beyond the end of the vertebral column as in most bony fishes
Broaderfinorgan of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
Spanishaleta caudal
Catalanaleta caudal

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