Pectoral may refer to:

  • The chest region and anything relating to it.
  • Pectoral cross, a cross worn on the chest
  • a decorative, usually jeweled version of a gorget
  • Pectoral (Ancient Egypt), an type of jewelry worn in ancient Egypt
  • Pectoralis major muscle, commonly referred to as "pectorals" or "pecs"
  • Pectoralis minor muscle
  • Pectoral fins of an aquatic animal, such as a whale or fish, located on both sides of the body
  • Pectoral Sandpiper, a bird

Other articles related to "pectoral":

Achirus Lineatus
... which is distinguished (at over 15 mm total length) by the latter's total lack of pectoral fin rays ... the foramen piercing the interbranchial septum, the ocular-side pectoral fin usually with 2 to 8 rays, and the blind-side pectoral fin either with a single ray or absent ...
Lamontichthys - Description
... Sexual dimorphism in Lamontichthys includes hypertrophied odontodes on the pectoral spines in mature males ... In all species of Lamontichthys, there is one pectoral fin spine and seven pectoral fin rays on each fin, as opposed to the rest of Loricariinae species which have ...
Pectoral Sandpiper
... The Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) is a small, migratory wader that breeds in North America and Asia, wintering in South America and Oceania ... The pectoral sandpiper is 21 cm long, with a wingspan of 46 cm ...
Cirrhigaleus Australis - Physical Characteristics
... The posterior margins of the pectoral and pelvic fins are white ... australis has smaller eyes, pectoral fins, dorsal fins, and spine than its cousin ... The pectoral fins are fairly large ...
Stegastes Planifrons - Description
... sheen and a large black spot at the base of the pectoral fins ... Neither the pectoral nor pelvic fins have spines ... smaller one just above the base of the pectoral fins ...