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(English) Spear- or lance-shaped, hence gradually tapering to a point; used to describe a caudal fin with very long middle rays, broad at the base and tapering to a point; most often seen among the gobies. (See also: caudal fin, fin rays, gobies)
(French) En forme de harpon ou de lance, effilé graduellement vers l'extrémité ; terme utilisé pour décrire une nageoire caudale munie de très longs rayons centraux, large à la base et effilé à son extrémité ; cas fréquemment rencontré chez les gobies. (See also: caudal fin, fin rays, gobies)
(Portuguese) Em forma de lança. Pode descrever a forma da barbatana caudal dos góbios. (See also: caudal fin, fin rays, gobies)

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