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Tropical Fish Word of the Day: Andropodium

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Andropodium: (n.) Part of fish anatomy, the andropodium is a modified notched anal fin in some livebearers used to grasp on to the female’s anal fin during breeding. The first few rays of the andropodium are modified with small hooks used for grasping.

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