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lateral line scales
(English) The pored scales of the lateral line between the upper end of the gill opening and the base of the caudal fin. The count of this series of scales is of value in the descriptions of fishes. (See also: lateral line, gill, caudal fin)
écailles de la ligne latérale
(French) Écailles perforées de la ligne latérale entre l'extrémité supérieure de l'ouverture branchiale et la base de la nageoire caudale. Le compte de cette série d'écailles est important pour les descriptions des poissons. (See also: lateral line, gill, caudal fin)
escamas da linha lateral
(Portuguese) Escamas diferenciadas (com um poro) que se encontram entre a base do opérculo e a base da barbatana caudal. (See also: lateral line, gill, caudal fin)

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