caudal-fin organGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_2002125
Organ that consists of a pouch located on the ventral caudal-fin lobe, opening posteriorly, and composed of glandular tissue. The caudal-fin organ presumably functions to secrete pheromones during courtship. [ TAO:wd ]
Synonyms: caudal sac caudal fin organ
Definition reference: Weitzman SH, Menezes NA. 1998. Relationships of the tribes and genera of the Glandulocaudiinae (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae), with a description of a new genus. In: Malabarba LR, Reis RE, Vari RP, Lucena ZMS, Lucena CAS, editors. Phylogeny and Classification of Neotropical Fishes. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS. p 171-192.
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