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pectoral fins
(english) The fin usually found on each side of the body behind the gill opening; this pair of fins is found on the lower parts of the body in primitive forms of fish; corresponding to the forelimbs of higher vertebrates; united to form the disc in most rays. (See also: pelvic fins, pectoral, gill opening)
nageoires pectorales
(french) Nageoires situées de chaque côté du corps en arrière de l'ouverture branchiale ; se trouvent à la partie inférieure du corps chez les poissons primitifs ; correspondent aux membres antérieurs des vertébrés plus évolués ; réunies en un disque chez les raies. (See also: pelvic fins, pectoral, gill opening)
barbatanas peitorais
(portuguese) Barbatana usualmente presente de cada lado do corpo atrás da abertura branquial. (See also: pelvic fins, pectoral, gill opening)

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