softfinned

soft-finned

[sawft-find, soft-]
adjective Ichthyology.
having fins supported by articulated rays rather than by spines, as a malacopterygian.

Origin:
1765–75

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soft-finned
 
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See also malacopterygian Compare spiny-finned (of certain teleost fishes) having fins that are supported by flexible cartilaginous rays

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