caudal

All Adjective Noun
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  • The caudal may be half as long, to as long as, the body.
  • Tail about twice as long as head and body; caudal scales very large.
  • While they do have three internal caudal vertebrae, they have no visible tail.
  • It is less likely to drop off its tail than some other species that display caudal autotomy.
  • It also has vertical dark bars on its eyes and near its caudal fin.
  • The caudal fin is divided into two lobes, the top one being larger.
  • Some species may also have a tail or a pair of caudal appendages.
  • Tail nearly twice as long as head and body; caudal scales much larger than dorsals.
  • But they can't swim as fast as fish using their bodies and caudal fins.
  • Young fish also have a dark spot on the caudal fin.
  • The first five or six, rather short, caudal vertebrae form a flexible tail base.
  • The fish primarily uses its caudal fins to achieve a quick speed.
  • The caudal fin should be held high without signs of drooping and well divided.
  • The caudal fin has two lobes, the lower longer than the upper.
  • They also completely lack all caudal bones, and most of their skeletons are made of cartilage.
  • The caudal fin is marked in its centre by a yellow spot, the snout can also have some yellow.
  • The two posterior tapering extensions project into the caudal region, with one usually longer than the other.
  • The very small caudal fin is placed close behind the second dorsal fin.
  • The upper half of the caudal fin also turns white.
  • These elements correspond to positions covering nearly the entire length of the preserved caudal vertebral series.
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Meaning of caudal

  • adjective Constituting or relating to a tail
    caudal appendage