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African Lungfish

Definition of the noun African Lungfish

What does African Lungfish mean as a name of something?

African lungfish is the vernacular name of the Protopterus annectens, a species of Protopterus.

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Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

LUNGFISH The largest African lungfish, Protopterus aethiopicus, reaches 7 feet ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adaptations in the Natural World (2009)

by Adam Simmons

The African lungfish, Protopterus annectens. This species can use both gills and its primitive lungs to gain oxygen. [Tom McHugh / Photo Researchers, Inc.] LUNGFISH —S URVIVING WITHOUT OXYGEN It is believed that life began in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

an Sarcopterygian fish, African lungfish, Protopterus annectens has a Phe (F)-ENK ( Table 2).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

diphycercal tailof an African lungfish. Photographs (a) and (d) by Edie MarshMatthews. Photographs (b) and (c) by William Matthews. Fins in lungfishes differ fromfins of other inlandfishes. The dorsal ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (1957)

by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson

African lungfish (Dipnoan). PROTOSTELE. Most simple ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Protopterus annectens (an African lungfish) and genus Neochanna (New Zealand).] 2 another term for aowrm. mudflap > n. a flap that hangs behind the wheel of a vehicle to protect against mud and stones thrown up from the road hitting the ...

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African Lungfish

African lungfish

Protopterus aetiopicus.
at Suma aquarium.

Photo credit: harum.koh

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Small photo of African Lungfish old illustration (Protopterus annectens). Created by Marc, published on Le Tour du Monde, Paris, 1867Small photo of GHANA - CIRCA 1967: a stamp printed in Ghana shows West African Lungfish, Protopterus Annectens, Freshwater Fish, circa 1967Small photo of GHANA - CIRCA 1966: African Lungfish, circa 1966. More...

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