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Pin Tail.


Dorsal fin


The dorsal fin is slim, rises steeply in the beginning and reaches to a point at 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 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


Caudal fins basic form is round in shape and is equal to 4/10 of the body length, with the middle rays extend to form a needle/pin shape.


The overall length of the fin corresponds to the body length.  



Evaluation of the length  


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

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

 6/10 of the body length …………………………..……. 4 points

 Less than 6/10 of the body length…………………..….no point

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


Examples of point deductions with formal defects

  

 Needle/pin extension is not in line with the body axis  deduct up to 5 points

 Distortion of the needle/pin.................……………….. deduct up to 3 points

 Point of needle/pin too broad or clumsy .........….…….deduct up to 5 points

 Needle/pin not extending to a point .……………………deduct up to 3 points

 Caudal circle form larger than  4/10 of the body l…….deduct up to 4 points

 Basic form not circle shape...........……………………...deduct up to 3 points

 Transition from basic form to needle/pin not exact ......deduct up to 8 points

 Other size and shape defects .......….…………………..deduct up to 4 points



   The total number of deducted points must not exceed 20

Ideal Body Size 24 mm

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