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Elasmobranchii, Acipenseridae, Polyodontidae and in many larval Teleostomi. May also be used for an asymmetrical caudal fin but with epicercal defining upper lobe longer and hypocercal the lower lobe longer. http://www.briancoad.com/dictionary/DicPics/heterorercal.htm

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Type of tail (caudal) fin in which the vertebral column turns upwards into the upper lobe which is longer than the lower. Asymmetrical externally as well as internally.

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