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humeral scale
(English) In many darters, an enlarged scale-like structure, often darkly pigmented, immediately behind the operculum and above the pectoral origin. (See also: sclae, operculum, pectoral)
écaille humérale
(French) Chez beaucoup de serranidés, structure en forme d'écaille agrandie, souvent de couleur sombre, immédiatement derrière l'opercule et au-dessus de l'insertion de la nageoire pectorale. (See also: sclae, operculum, pectoral)

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