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Granddad the lungfish – the oldest fish in captivity – euthanised by Chicago aquarium - The Guardian

The longest-living fish in a zoological setting, a lungfish known as Granddad acquired by the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago in 1933, has been euthanised after suffering failing health well in his mid-90s. Granddad, who came to Shedd from Australia in ...and more »

Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish - Phys.Org

In this Dec. 2, 2004, file photo, An Australian lungfish, named Granddad, is seen on display at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. Aquarium officials said Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, the 4-foot-long and 25-pound fish was euthanized on Sunday due to old …more. An ...and more »

'Iconic' And 'Loveable': Remembering An Elderly Lungfish Named 'Granddad' - NPR

For more than eight decades, an Australian lungfish named Granddad resided at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. The beloved fish made the journey from Australia by steamboat and train to dazzle attendees of the legendary 1933 World's Fair. Since then, the ...and more »

Bye, Granddad: World's Oldest Public Aquarium Fish Dies In Chicago - Tech Times

The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago has euthanized its Australian lungfish that is nearly 100 years old, the oldest zoo animal in the city and the longest among aquarium fish worldwide to live. In an announcement, aquarium officials said the 4-foot-long, 25 ...and more »

A Chicago zoo has euthanized Granddad, the world's oldest captive fish, at more than 90 years old - Business Insider

On Sunday the team at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago had a tough decision to make. Granddad the lungfish, who had lived at the aquarium since 1933 and was the oldest captive fish in the world, was in a state of rapidly declining health. Eventually, the team ...and more »

Australian lungfish 'Granddad,' the oldest zoo animal in Chicago, dies - Chicago Tribune

An Australian lungfish, named Granddad, is seen on display at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. Aquarium officials said Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, the 4-foot-long and 25-pound fish was euthanized on Sunday due to old age. (M. Spencer Green / AP). Steve ...and more »

Shedd Aquarium says goodbye to Granddad, the beloved lungfish - Mother Nature Network (blog)

For more than 80 years, an Australian lungfish named Granddad led a laid-back life at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. He came to the facility for the 1933 World's Fair and soon became a visitor favorite, delighting them with his unusual good looks. Estimated ...and more »

'Grandad' The Aussie Lungfish Dies In His Mid-90s At Chicago Aquarium - Huffington Post Australia

He wasn't the prettiest fish in the aquarium, but Grandad the Australian lungfish certainly made an impression in his 84 years on display. Grandad died on Sunday, believed to be the oldest fish in captivity ever and his owners at Shedd Aquarium Chicago ...and more »

Granddad the Australian lungfish dies at Chicago Shedd Aquarium aged in its mid-90s - ABC Online

An Australian lungfish believed to be the longest-living fish in captivity has died at a Chicago aquarium. Granddad, who was housed at the Shedd Aquarium, weighed 11 kilograms and was euthanased after showing signs of organ failure. It is believed he ...and more »

World farewells oldest captive fish, from 'living fossil' species endemic to Qld - The Sydney Morning Herald

'Granddad' was just a sprightly juvenile lungfish when he undertook a three-week trip aboard a ship from Australia to the United States in 1933. The Australian freshwater fish had been brought across the salty seas from Taronga Zoo in Sydney with ...and more »