(plural ctenactinia))
the curved rod-like clasper on the posterior side of the priapium in Phallostethidae

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • ctenactinia — plural of ctenactinium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • priapium — (plural priapia)) a complex muscular and bony clasping and copulatory organ derived mainly from the pelvic fins, found under the head of male Phallostethoidea with the anus opening on one side and the genital pore on the other. The structure… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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