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Polypteridae

National Institutes of Health

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2014
2014
Understanding the history that underlies patterns of species richness across the Tree of Life requires an investigation of the… 
2010
2010
This thesis is about designing structures that combine the dual functions of mechanical protection and flexibility of motion. The… 
2009
2009
Abstract Diplogyrodactylus martini n. g. et sp., a viviparous monogenean, is described from the gills of gray bichir Polypterus… 
2009
2009
BackgroundThe family Polypteridae, commonly known as "bichirs", is a lineage that diverged early in the evolutionary history of… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Knowledge of the structure-property-function relationships of dermal scales of armoured fish could enable pathways to improved… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
Polypterid fishes are considered the basalmost group of extant actinopterygians and may be a direct link to understanding the… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A bony ganoid squamation is the plesiomorphic type in actinopterygians. During evolution, it was replaced by weak and more… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A new cladistic method for the estimation of ancestral areas is based on reversible parsimony in combination with a weighting… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In order to understand the process of ganoine formation on the ganoid scales, scale regeneration has been studied to overcome the…