lepidosiren definition

  • noun:
    • An eel-shaped ganoid seafood of this purchase Dipnoi, having both gills and lung area.
    • An eel-shaped ganoid seafood associated with order Dipnoi, having both gills and lungs. It inhabits the streams of South America. The name normally applied to a related African species (Protopterus annectens). The lepidosirens grow to a length of from four to six foot. Known as in addition doko.
    • A genus of dipnoan fishes, typical of this household Lepidosirenid√¶ and subfamily Lepidosirenin√¶, of an elongate kind, like in the amphibian genus Siren, but with a scaly body.
    • a part of this genus.

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