Protopterus

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Pro`top´te`rus


n.1.(Zool.) See Komtok.
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African lungfish living today have similarly large pelves, and we showed in 2011 that they walk underwater on the bottom.
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.
DeLaney RG, Shub C and Fishman AP: Hematologic Observations on the aquatic and estivating African lungfish, Protopterus aethiopicus.