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Re: WWD - layman's view



What _is_ the scientific word for the fish-group? Like, Avian is to
birds, Mammalian to mammals, Reptilian, Saurian, and even Amphibian in
itself. So..?

T. Mike Keesey wrote:
> > The difference between "fish" and "amphibian" is that the latter has
> always been a scientific/academic term, while the former is pure
> vernacular.
> 
> I agree that some old taxa have been adapted to the phylogenetic system
> rather awkwardly (Reptilia!), but as long as people use them consistently
> ...
> 
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