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Dorsal Fin


The Dorsal Fin of a Killer Whale
The Dorsal Fin of a Killer Whale


A Dorsal Fin is a fin located on the backs of some fish, whales, dolphins and porpoises.


Its main purpose is to stabilize the animal against rolling and assist them in making sudden turns.


Also see:
Pectoral Fin
Pelvic Fins
Fluke
Flipper

 


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