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fin rays
(English) The supporting bony elements of fins, including spines and soft rays; all fin-supports are rays, whether segmented, unsegmented or spinous, but sometimes the term ray is used to denote soft rays only. (See also: ray, spine, soft ray)
rayons des nageoires
(French) Les éléments osseux secondaires des nageoires, y compris les épines et les rayons mous; tous les supports des nageoires sont des rayons, soit segmentés, non segmentés ou épineux, mais quelquefois le terme rayon est utilisé pour indiquer seulement les rayons mous. (See also: ray, spine, soft ray)
raios das barbatanas
(Portuguese) Elementos ósseos que dão suporte às barbatanas, e incluem espinhos e raios moles (segmentados). (See also: ray, spine, soft ray)

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