Noun(1) primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
(1) The bowfin prefers backwater lakes and rivers and probably came from the LaMoine or Illinois valley.(2) They have been suggested to be the sister group of Acipenseriformes + Neopterygii (gars, bowfin , and teleosts) by both morphological and molecular phylogenetic studies.(3) A single bowfin (Amia calva; family Amiidae) was also collected at Cross Lake.(4) Some of the fish orders with both fresh and saltwater species are the toadfish order, garpike order, bowfin , sturgeon, herring/anchovy, salmon/trout/pike, catfish, clingfish, stickleback, scorpionfish, and flatfish orders.(5) There are bowfins , longnose and Florida gars, 15 species of sunfish, seven species of catfish, largemouth bass, and Suwannee bass.(6) This group included a number of lineages, including relatives of today's gars and bowfins .
1. dogfish ::
2. grindle ::
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