Bowfin



a carnivorous ganoid fish, Amia calva, found in sluggish fresh waters of eastern North America.
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A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

noun
a primitive North American freshwater bony fish, Amia calva, with an elongated body and a very long dorsal fin: family Amiidae

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