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(English) A small spine, e.g., on the head or on the operculum. This term is generally not used in reference to the small spines of fins. (See also: fin rays, spine)
(French) Une petite épine, par exemple, sur la tête ou sur l'opercule. Ce terme n'est pas employé aux petites épines des nageoires. (See also: fin rays, spine)
pequeno espinho
(Portuguese) Pequeno espinho, p.ex. na cabeça ou no opérculo. Este termo não é usado para designar os pequenos raios das barbatanas. (See also: fin rays, spine)

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