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Which fish has lungs instead of gills?

Asked: Mario Belanger, Last Updated:

Lungfish Unlike other fish with gills alone, lungfish can surface, take a breath and survive when other fish might be lacking air. In fact, much like many sea mammals, lungfish are obligate air breathers—they have to breathe air above water periodically to survive.

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    Headboats

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  • How much is the fine for fishing without a license in Ontario?

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