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African Lungfish

Definition of the noun African Lungfish

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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 ...

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 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 previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

African lungfish See PROTOPTERIDAE. AfroTethyan mammal region A region, proposed by the biogeographer Charles H. Smith, which appears to reflect mammal distributions more satisfactorily than the traditional zoogeographic regions.

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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 (Protopterus aethiopicus) in AfricaSmall photo of 2017 Sept 17:Kaloka Beach, Kisumu County, Lake Victoria, Kenya.Fish buyer and fisherman,at local Fish Banda,are placing African Lungfish into hessian sack, in preparation for weighing.Morning's catch.Small photo of African Lungfish (Protopterus aethiopicus) in AfricaSmall photo of 2017 Sept 17: Kaloka Beach, Kisumu County, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Fish buyer, fisherman and female seller are manually weighing sack of African Lungfish at local Fish Banda. Good morning's catch.Small photo of Large morning catch of African Lungfish lying on a papyrus mat on the floor, ready for weighing at the local market (Fish Banda). Kaloka Beach near Kisumu, Lake Victoria, Kenya.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 1967 More...

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