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(English) Relating to the statistical mode, which is the value that occurs most frequently in a series of numbers; e.g., if, in a species of fish, two individuals have 14 pectoral-fin rays, seven have 15 rays, and four have 16 rays, 15 is the modal count. (See also: meristic, fin rays, morphology)
(French) Concernant le mode statistique qui est la valeur qui apparaît le plus fréquemment dans une série de nombres ; par exemple : si, dans une espèce, deux individus ont 14 rayons à la pectorale, sept ont 15 rayons, et quatre ont 16 rayons, 15 est le compte modal. (See also: meristic, fin rays, morphology)
(Portuguese) Relaciona a moda estatística, que é o número que ocorre mais frequente num conjunto de números. (See also: meristic, fin rays, morphology)

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