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South American lungfish (Lepidosiren paradoxa)
Subject: South American lungfish (Lepidosiren paradoxa)
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South American lungfish (Lepidosiren paradoxa)

Lepidosiren paradoxa (Fitzinger, 1837)
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Source: Image:Lepidosiren paradoxa.jpg
Location: Suma Aqualife Park, Kobe, Japan
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NCBI Taxonomy ID:7883
Copyright: OpenCage

The South American lungfish (Lepidosiren paradoxa) is the single species of lungfish found in swamps and slow-moving waters of the Amazon, Paraguay, and lower Paraná River basins in South America. Notable as an obligate air-breather, it is the sole member of its family Lepidosirenidae. Relatively little is known about the South American lungfish. Additional common names include American mud-fish and scaly salamanderfish. In Portuguese, it is also known as piramboia, and caramuru. Order: Lepidosireniformes, Family: Lepidosirenidae.

South american lungfish
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