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Definition of the noun African Mudfish
What does African Mudfish mean as a name of something?
- geographic area: Africa
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by Hope B. Werness
Allen Roberts suggests that the shark-man figure actually more closely resembles the African mudfish, since it has scales (sharks do not) and its puckered mouth is more like that of a catfish. The combination of characteristics from several ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
The typical genus of Protopteridae, containing the African mudfish, P. annectens. In this dipnoous fish the pectorals and ventrals are reduced to long filaments with fringes containing rudimentary rays.
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African mudfish : [PROToPTERUsk (2) North American mudfish: [MUD-risal. (3) Australian mud-fish : [CERATODUs), mud- 8. 1. The American coo a bluish- black wading b United States. 2. (MARSH-HEN.] mud-hole, s. Steam-eng.
The Century dictionary (1914)
an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
That which or one who is first formed ; the original, type, or model of of rrotopteridie, containing the African mudfish, P. annectens. In this dipnoons fish the pectorals ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
The typical genus of Protopteridae, containing the African mudfish, P. annectens. In this dipnobus fish the pectorals and ventrals are reduced to long filaments with fringes containing rudimentary rays.
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Video about African Mudfish
Feeding clip of Phractolaemus ansorgii aka African mudfish