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Protopterus annectens
Komtok Kom"tok, n. (Zo["o]l.) An African freshwater fish (Protopterus annectens), belonging to the Dipnoi. It can breathe air by means of its lungs, and when waters dry up, it encases itself in a nest of hard mud, where it remains till the rainy season. It is used as food.
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Lepidosiren Lep`i*do*si"ren (-s[imac]"r[e^]n), n. [Gr. lepi`s -i`dos, a scale + seirh`n a siren.] (Zo["o]l.) An eel-shaped ganoid fish of the order Dipnoi, having both gills and lungs. It inhabits the rivers of South America. The name is also applied to a related African species (Protopterus annectens). The lepidosirens grow to a length of from four to six feet. Called also doko.
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Mudfish Mud"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European loach. (b) The bowfin. (c) The South American lipedosiren, and the allied African species (Protopterus annectens). See Lipedosiren. (d) The mud minnow.

Meaning of Protopterus annectens from wikipedia

- Protopterus is the genus of four species of lungfish found in Africa. Protopterus was formerly thought to be the sole genus in the family Protopteridae...
- The West African lungfish (Protopterus annectens), also known as the Tana lungfish or simply African lungfish, is a species of African lungfish. It is...
- 2010.) "Protopterus annectens, West African lungfish : fisheries, aquaculture". FishBase. "West African Lungfish (Protopterus annectens annectens) - Information...
- the bottom of the ocean and hunts for food. The African lungfish (P. annectens) can use its fins to "walk" along the bottom of its tank in a manner similar...
- symphysis is also observed, uniting the two pelvic halves. In contrast, Protopterus annectens (a member of lungfish, thought to be a sister group to tetrapods)...
- puffer Colomesus asellus West African lungfish Protopterus annectens 100 cm (39 in) Spotted lungfish Protopterus dolloi 130 cm (51 in) South American lungfish...
- Gilled African lungfish (Protopterus amphibius) West African lungfish (Protopterus annectens) Spotted African lungfish (Protopterus dolloi) Chondrichthyes...
- with an account of the external features in the development of Protopterus annectens, and a description of the larva of Polypterus lapradei. Transactions...
- Lates niloticus *kaRɓɔ Malapterurus electricus *Kiɓi; *tiɓi; *Kibi Protopterus annectens *Kuri; *Kuru; *KuRyi; *KuRyu Mormyridae sp. *mARlɛ Ophicephalus...
- with fish in 1986, but the only surviving species is the lungfish Protopterus annectens, which caught with nets and lines by the local people. Sand dunes...
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