lepidosiren

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lepidosiren

(ˌlɛpɪdəʊˈsaɪərən)
n
(Animals) a South American lungfish, Lepidosiren paradoxa, having an eel-shaped body and whiplike paired fins
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Experts identified the creature as South American lungfish. The fish, also known as American mud fish, was usually found in swamps and slow-moving waters.
and Perry, S.F., 2005.Morphometric comparison of the respiratory organs in the south american lungfish Lepidosiren paradoxa (Dipnoi).

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