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(English) Wedge-shaped or diamond-shaped; refers to a caudal fin shape in which the middle rays are longest and the upper and lower portions of the terminal border of the fin are more or less straight; essentially the opposite of forked. An uncommon fin shape most often found in the croakers and flatfishes. (See also: caudal fin, forked, rounded)
(French) En forme de cale ou en forme de diamant ; se réfère à une forme de la nageoire caudale quand les rayons centraux sont plus longs et les portions supérieures et inférieures du bord terminal de la nageoire sont plus ou moins droites ; antonyme de bifurqué. Une forme rare de la nageoire caudale, par exemple, chez les acoupas et les poissons plats. (See also: caudal fin, forked, rounded)
(Portuguese) Em forma de diamante, refere-se à forma da barbatana caudal em que os raios centrais são maiores do que os das extremidades e a margem é mais ou menos direita. Esta forma incomum encontra-se por exemplo nos peixes planos (sôlhas, linguados etc.). (See also: caudal fin, forked, rounded)

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