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Re: Defining crocodiles as "fish"... :-)
Quoting Guy Leahy <email@example.com>:
Using different criteria than phylogenetic taxonomy,
Though, according to phylogenetic taxonomic principles, if lampreys,
sharks, salmon, and coelacanths are all "fish", then crocodiles are,
too (along with aardvarks, salamanders, hummingbirds, etc....)!
On another topic, the article you quote gives the following definition
"completely aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and
typically an elongated body usually covered with scales."
"Commonly" fins? Are there any species of fish that completely lack them?
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University of Michigan
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