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Pearl Ginrin
A solid sparkling AREA ON EACH scale also known AS Tsuba-gin OR Tama-gin.
Pearl Shusui
A sub-variety of the Shusui which has pearly scales of the Gin Rin ON its dorsal surface.
AREA just BEFORE the tail.
Metallic white.