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Lungfish

The lungfishes are a type of fish that can breathe air, and have limb-like appendages instead of fins.

Lungfish are generally believed to have evolved away from regular fish early, and their taxonomy is still in flux; some authors put all lungfishes in a subclass Dipnoi. However, there seems to be agreement that there are two orders.


Australian Lungfish
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Order Ceratodontiformes

Order Lepidosireniformes


Lungfish[?] is also a musical band.



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