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fin ray

noun
1.
ray1 (def 9b).
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Paper also notes differences in placement and arrangement of barbels and fin ray counts.
  • Fish attributes were recorded and a pectoral fin ray was removed for aging.
  • However, the number of pectoral fin ray is related to water temperature and is determined at an early age.
  • All fish were measured, weighed, and left pectoral fin ray was taken for age estimation.
  • Immediately upon capture, all fish were examined for external tags and pectoral fin ray clips.
  • Anatomical features such as scale and fin ray counts are accurate, and the colors are as realistic as possible.
  • Observed growth, survival, and caudal fin ray deformities of intensively cultured razorback suckers.

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