Ancient Species -
Lungfish

Most fish have a swim bladder which is used for buoyancy when swimming. In lungfish this has been modified to absorb oxygen. This allows the lungfish to breathe air and survive period when the pool of water in which it lives dries up.

Lungfish first appeared in the Carboniferous Period (354 to 286 million years ago). Most types became extinct in the "great extinction" at the end of the Triassic Period (about 213 million years ago). Three species survive today, one each in Australia, South America and Africa.
 

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Nice Group 0f Micro Cretaceous Shark & Fish Teeth From Red Bed High Way 34 Texas

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FOSSIL FISH DINOSAUR ERA KNIGHTIA USA #4

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Fossil Coprolite Fossil Fish Age Green River Fm COP4

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New Fish Lycopter Fossil Real Stone from Western Liaoning China Specimen Decor

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Fossil Fish Knightia Eocaena 7.5 inch Fossil Lake Green River Wyoming #14

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Fossil Fish Knightia Eocaena 7.5 inch Fossil Lake Green River Wyoming #13

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Fossil Fish Knightia Eocaena 6.75 inch Fossil Lake Green River Wyoming #15

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