Definition of Lobe-finned fish

1. Noun. Any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form.

Exact synonyms: Crossopterygian, Lobefin
Generic synonyms: Bony Fish
Group relationships: Crossopterygii, Subclass Crossopterygii
Specialized synonyms: Coelacanth, Latimeria Chalumnae



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lobe-finned fish (current term)
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Literary usage of Lobe-finned fish

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1. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"One ancestral feature of the amphibians is a layer of superficial body scales in some types, which appear to be derived from those of their lobe-finned fish ..."

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