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Dorsal Fin


The dorsal fin rises steeply, is broad and reaches bluntly to the end of

the first third of the caudal fin.  


Evaluation of the length:


Up to the end of the first third of the caudal fin ….……….………………5 points

Up to the caudal fin beginning …………..…….…………….………..…...3 points

Less than up to the caudal fin beginning, ……………….……...….. 1 to 2 points

Dorsal fin reaches beyond the first third of the caudal …...deduct up to 3 points


Examples of point deductions with formal defects


 Not steeply rising at beginning ……….… deduct up to 3 points

 Strong serrations or defects………….….deduct up to 2 points

 Deviation from the ideal form …………...deduct up to 7 points


 The total of the points deducted shall not exceed 8.



The deduction for the same defect is only allowed once.


Caudal Fin


The caudal fin forms a triangle of 70 degrees to the body.


The ideal length of the caudal shall be 8/10 of the body length.


The edges of the caudal fin shall be straight, but the corners can

be slightly rounded.


Evaluation of the length


 8/10 of the body length ………………..…….…...……....10 points

 7/10 of the body length ………………..……….....……….8 points

 6/10 of the body length ………………..………...……..….5 points

 5/10 of the body length ………………..………...…..…….2 points

 Less than 5/10 of the body length……..………...…...….no points

 More than 8/10 of the body length……….… deduct up to 3 points


Examples of point deductions of formal defects and spreading


 Angle:    70 degrees and more .………......no point deductions

               65 degrees …...………………………..deduct 1 point

               60 degrees ………………………….....deduct 3 points

               55 degrees ………………………….....deduct 5 points

               Less than 55 degrees ………..…….…deduct 8 points

 

Rear edge concave or convex ……………….….deduct up to 2 points

Rear edge runs diagonally …….…………………deduct up to 4 points

Rear edge strong serrations and/or defects…….deduct up to 5 points

Upper and lower edges at unequal angles.……...deduct up to 5 points

Upper and lower edges concave or convex …….deduct up to 5 points

Upper and lower edges serrations or defects…...deduct up to 2 points


Corner from upper and lower edges to rear edge too strongly rounded .deduct up to 2 points



The total amount of points deducted must not exceed 20.


Delta or Triangle Tail.

Ideal Body Size 26mm

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