pectoral fin definition

  • noun:
    • Either associated with the anterior pair of fins connected to the pectoral girdle of fishes, corresponding into the forelimbs of higher vertebrates.
    • Either of two fins located on each part of a fish just behind the head.
    • either of a pair of fins situated simply behind your head in fishes which help control the direction of motion

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