Definitions for "Pelvic Fins"
Keywords:  fin, pectoral, ventral, hind, posterior
The paired fins inserted on the side of the fish either below or behind the pectoral fins.
paired fins (one on either side of the body) located on the ventral side of the fish between the head and the vent. Pelvic fins are not always present, e.g. mudfish
See Pectoral fins.