bipedal fish (was multiple class. systems)

Tom DiBenedetto tdib at UMICH.EDU
Wed Jun 18 07:18:46 CDT 1997

On Wed, 18 Jun 1997 10:06:00 EDT, Robin Panza wrote:

>>To a biologist this should not seem nonsensical at all.  What is a human if
>>not a scaleless, bipedal, terrestrial fish?
>But doesn't that make "fish" paraphyletic?  Oh, no!

That is why the taxon which was erected to encompass all "fish",
Pisces, has been abandonded, for quite some time now.

Tom DiBenedetto       
Fish Division                                   tdib at
University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

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