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ventral fin

Origin of ventral fin
1745-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for ventral fin
  • All chinook must be adipose and/or ventral fin clipped to be retained.
  • Hatchery steelhead are identified by a missing adipose or ventral fin and a healed scar in the location of the missing fin.
  • The airplane was not equipped with a lower surface ventral fin.
  • Release wild steelhead and right ventral fin clipped steelhead.
  • Steelhead must have a missing adipose fin or ventral fin to be retained.
  • Steelhead must have a missing adipose or ventral fin to be retained.
  • Wild cutthroat, wild steelhead and any steelhead with a missing ventral fin must be released.
  • It has a sizable dorsal fin, but an underdeveloped ventral fin.
British Dictionary definitions for ventral fin

ventral fin

another name for pelvic fin
any unpaired median fin situated on the undersurface of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates
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