[ ˈɪkɪˌɒstɛɡə], [ ˈɪkɪˌɒstɛɡə], [ ˈɪ_k_ɪ__ˌɒ_s_t_ɛ_ɡ_ə]
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The ichyostega is one of the oldest known fish species. Named for the Greek Ichthus, meaning "dweller in the creek", Ichyostega is a primitive fish belonging to the family Odontosteidae. This fish lived approximately 360-420 million years ago. Ichyostega had a body length of 2-3 inches, a length of its pelvic fins varying between 1.5-2.5 inches, a maximum body weight of 4.5 ounces, and a lifespan of 12-16 years.
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