bichir

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bichir

(ˈbɪtʃɜː)
n
an African freshwater fish with an elongated body
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Presentan una estructura anatomica similar al intestino, y cumplen funciones similares a los ciegos piloricos de especies como la trucha arcoiris (Oncorhynchus mykiss), lubina rayada (Morone saxatilis), esturion blanco (Acipenser transmontanus), lubina marina (Centropristes striatus), reedfish (Polypterus senegalus) y robin marino (Prionotus carolinus) (Buddington y Diamond, 1987; Halver, 1989).