bowfin

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Synonyms for bowfin

primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin

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Isolated vertebral centra of amiid fishes occur exclusively within this unit.
Vertebrate fossils collected within the one-meter interval below the Paluxy-Glen Rose contact include isolated teeth of pycnodont and amiid fishes.
Bryant (1987) suggested that the large amiid vertebrae from the Trinity may be referrable to the genus Melvius.
1998): A comprehensive phylogenetic study of Amiid fishes (Amiidae) based on comparative skeletal anatomy.
The ichthyofauna consists of lepisosteids, amiids, and teleosts (Friedman et al.