reedfish

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reedfish:

see bichirbichir
, common name for African freshwater fishes as of the family Polypteridae, and particularly for those of the genus Polypterus. Bichirs are among the most primitive of the ray-finned fishes, or Actinopterygii, the dominant group of modern fishes.
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In a study of the elongate Ropefish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), Pace and Gibb (2011) noted a distinct change in the locomotion behavior of fish as they transitioned from the aquatic to terrestrial environment.
Locomotor behavior across and environmental transition in the ropefish, Erpetoichthys calabaricus.