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Fluke


Southern Right Whale Tail Fluke
The Flukes of a Southern Right Whale


A Fluke is a rubbery tail flipper found in whales, dolphins and porpoises.


Unlike the tail fins of fish, flukes are horizontal and they beat up and down instead of side to side.


Also see:
Dorsal Fin
Pectoral Fin
Pelvic Fins
Flipper

 


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