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paired fin ray counts
(English) All rays are included in counts of the pectoral and pelvic fin rays. The small, thin ray, sometimes found in front of (and bound to) the first large ray is counted for pectoral fins and ignored for pelvic fins. (See also: paired fins, fin element counts, pelvic fins)
dénombrement des rayons des nageoires paires
(French) Tous les rayons sont inclus dans les comptages faits sur les nageoires pectorales et pelviennes. Le petit et mince rayon parfois présent en avant (et soudé avec) du premier gros rayon est compté pour les pectorales et ignoré pour les pelviennes. (See also: paired fins, fin element counts, pelvic fins)

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