Protopterus

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Pro`top´te`rus


n.1.(Zool.) See Komtok.
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The morphometry of the lung of the African lungfish (Protopterus aethiopicus): Its structural-functional correlations.
Granddad was one of three other Australian lungfish who are exhibited at the aquarium, one of which is an African lungfish who is scheduled to go on display soon.
African lungfish living today have similarly large pelves, and we showed in 2011 that they walk underwater on the bottom.
Haematological profile of the African Lungfish, Protopterus annectens (Owen) of Anambra River, Nigeria.
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that an African lungfish can use its scrawny limbs to 'walk', which redraws the evolutionary course of life on Earth from water to land.