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lungfish

see DIPNOAN.

lungfish

see dipnoi.
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The report, (13) which resurfaced after the shredding claims became public, warns against any further water infrastructure being built before thorough studies into lungfish ecology are conducted.
To get a closer look at one of the last living species of lobe-finned fish, the research team plopped African lungfish of the species Protopterus annectans one at a time into a tank with a plastic mesh bottom and trained several cameras on them.
Lungfish are a popular pet in the paleontological community, treasured for their unique evolutionary heritage.
Dr Kemp signed off federal approval for Paradise Dam whilst already holding a report from his own department's Threatened Species Scientific Committee recommending that the Queensland lungfish be listed as 'vulnerable' under the EPBC Act.
She said that in modern lungfish, the longer mouth cavity enables them to hold a bubble of air in their mouths, while the cranial ribs anchor the pectoral girdle during air gulping.
PHOTO : gigantic lungfish and a diverse array of marsupials.
It was proposed to make the existing drainage ditch and in its place establish new Lungfish the rings DN1000 so as to maintain the continuity of all connected connections from the previous concrete ditch and be able to establish new connections from setting boxes.
Kleopfer says that during severe droughts amphiumas, like lungfish, frogs, and other water dwellers, can burrow down into the mud and essentially hibernate until the rains come--but again, no one knows how long they can pull off this trick.
At the time, a variety of aquatic life populated the system, including large sharks, coelacanths, lungfish and crocodile-like creatures, along with giant flying reptiles and predatory dinosaurs.
Animals from lungfish and ghost sharks (one shown) to platypuses have lost acid-making stomachs over evolutionary time, and researchers have now traced the genetic changes behind these stomach upsets.
She said that Obdurodon tharalkooschild was a very large platypus with well-developed teeth, and we think it probably fed not only on crayfish and other freshwater crustaceans, but also on small vertebrates including the lungfish, frogs, and small turtles that are preserved with it in the Two Tree Site fossil deposit.
2000))--142 pg in the lungfish Protopterus aethiopicus (Pedersen 1971, Hickey & Clements 2005).