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(English) Referring to the chest region; a ventral fin is thoracic in position when it lies below or before the base of the pectoral fin, rather than behind that point. (See also: chest, paired fins, pelvic fins)
(French) Se rapport à la région de la poitrine ; une nageoire ventrale est en position thoracique quand il se trouve au-dessous ou avant la base de la nageoire pectorale, plutôt que derrière de ce point. (See also: chest, paired fins, pelvic fins)
(Portuguese) Refere-se à região do peito; uma barbatana ventral é torácica na sua posição se se insere por baixo ou antes da inserçao da base da barbatana peitoral, em vez de atrás desse ponto. (See also: chest, paired fins, pelvic fins)

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