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Round Tail.


Dorsal fin


The dorsal fin is rounded off at the start of the caudal


Evaluation of length  


Up to the beginning of the caudal fin ………………………………….….5 points

Less than up to the caudal fin beginning………..……….. deduct up to 4 points

Dorsal fin reaches beyond the beginning of the caudal.....deduct up to 4 points


Examples of point deductions with formal defects

 

 Not steeply rising at the 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 is a round shape with a diameter equal of 5/10 of the body length.  



Evaluation of the length  


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

 4/10 of the body length …………………....………..…..8 points

 3/10 of the body length …………………….…………....4 points

 Less than 3/10 of the body length……...….……….….no points

 More than 5/10 of the body length……….. deduct up to 3 points


Examples of point deductions with formal defects


 Caudal fin oval shaped................…...…..deduct up to 5 points

 Caudal fin edges has flat parts.………....deduct up to 4 points

 Other deviations from the round shape.  deduct up to 10 points

 Other defects like serrations ….…..….....deduct up to 4 points



 The total number of deducted points must not exceed 20.


Ideal Body Size 24 mm

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