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.
The ichthyofauna consists of lepisosteids, amiids, and teleosts (Friedman et al., 2003).