Queensland lungfish

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Queensland lungfish

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(Animals) a lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, reaching a length of six feet: occurs in Queensland rivers but introduced elsewhere
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Noun1.Queensland lungfish - an endangered species of lungfish found in rivers in QueenslandQueensland lungfish - an endangered species of lungfish found in rivers in Queensland
endangered species - a species whose numbers are so small that the species is at risk of extinction
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Interestingly, this ecomorph is not known from later Cretaceous deposits in the eastern subcontinent; the latest known lungfish plate from eastern North America is of the more robust "ceratodontid' morphology (Parris et al.
Experimental application of biometry to the study of ceratodontid dental plates.
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It is most similar in size and morphology to a new ceratodontid species from the Aptian-Albian, currently being described, as it is likely a descendant of this Trinity Group species (Parris, pers.