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(English) Spindle-shaped; used in reference to the body shape of a fish which is cylindrical or nearly so and tapers toward the ends. (See also: finfish, morphology, bony fishes)
(French) En forme de fuseau; utilisé en référence à la forme du corps d'un poisson qui est cylindrique ou presque ainsi et en forme de bougies vers les extrémités. (See also: finfish, morphology, bony fishes)
(Portuguese) Em forma de fuso; usa-se em referência à forma do corpo cilindrica que se estreita para a parte posterior. (See also: finfish, morphology, bony fishes)

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