ALL meanings of adipose fin

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  • noun adipose fin a posterior dorsal fin occurring in some fish, such as those of the salmon and catfish families 3
  • noun adipose fin a small, fleshy fin, usually lacking rays, behind the main dorsal fin in trouts, catfishes, and other bony fishes. 1
  • noun adipose fin (ichthyology) A soft, fleshy fin found on the back of a fish behind the dorsal fin and just forward of the caudal fin. 0
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