a lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, of the rivers of Australia.
Historical Examples

It is closely related to the barramunda of the Queensland rivers belonging to the order Dipnoi.
The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology J. E. Marr

In the barramunda (Neoceratodus) there are both external and internal nares, the former being situated just within the upper lip.
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

The barramunda, in fact, can breathe by either gills or lung alone or by both simultaneously.
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

noun (pl) -das, -da
the edible Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, having paddle-like fins and a long body covered with large scales

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