spinyfinned

spiny-finned

[spahy-nee-find]
adjective Ichthyology.
having fins with sharp bony rays, as an acanthopterygian.

Origin:
1880–85

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spiny-finned
 
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See also acanthopterygian Compare soft-finned (of certain fishes) having fins that are supported by stiff bony spines

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