dactylopterous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having the inferior rays of this pectoral fins partly or totally free, like in the gurnards.
    • Having the inferior rays associated with the pectoral fins partly or completely free, such as the gurnards.
  • others:
    • In ichthyology, having a few inferior rays of pectoral fin free, to some extent or totally; especially, pertaining to or having the characters of genus Dactylopterus.
    • In ichthyology, having a number of inferior rays associated with pectoral fin free, in part or totally; specifically, related to or getting the figures associated with genus Dactylopterus.
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