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  • n  found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins

  • Saving the Mudskipper From the Bulldozer BY FRANK GIBNEYISAHAYA BAY, JAPAN When you see a mudskipper wriggling between puddles and dunking its chocolate head deep into the cool .
  • How about the racquet-tailed drongo, and the mudskipper, a hippopotamus-shaped fish that likes to skitter across mud flats and climb mangrove roots?.
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  • The evolution of fins to limbs in the land invasion race
    ( Society for Experimental Biology ) Why did animals with limbs win the race to invade land over those with fins? A new study comparing the forces acting on fins of mudskipper fish and on the forelimbs of tiger salamanders can now be used to analyze early fossils that spanned the water-to-land transition in tetrapod evolution, and further understand their capability to move on land.
    July 5, 2013 - EurekAlert!

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