Dictionary of Ichthyology  

fishapod = nickname for the late Devonian fossil Tiktaalik roseae, a sarcopterygian from Ellesmere Island, Canada, an ancient fish with a mobile neck, limb development, lungs and ribs like tetrapods. As an intermediate form between fish and tetrapods, it is important in arguments for evolution over intelligent design.

Model in Canadian Museum of Nature, courtesy of Rick Day. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.

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