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Synonyms for bowfin

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

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Frank Bowfin is an IFR contributing editor and pilot of large and small craft.
In 2008 and last year, Konow and colleagues published papers showing the chewing technique of bowfin, pike, and fish with tiny teeth on their tongues such as salmon and osteoglossomorphs (fish with bony tongues).
The authors, all from the University of North Dakota, obtained genomic DNA extracted from two specimens of Macroderoides trilobatus (a Lake distribution record) recovered from a bowfin taken from the Lake by Snyder in 2001.
Though most of the specimens are vertebrates--like the ancient bowfin, which lives in swampy pools--some freshwater mussels and insects are also in the mix.
Z18684), rabbit fish (Chimaera monstrosa Z18674), European eel (Anguilla anguilla Z18673), bowfin (Amia calva Z18672), and browneye skate (Raja schmidti AF278683).
Groomsmen were John Fielden Bowfin, Samuel Abston Bowlin, William Johnson Bowlin, David Timbes Downs, Eddie Wade Ozbirn, K.
It is also the site of the USS Arizona Memorial, the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park, the Battleship Missouri Memorial, and the Pacific Aviation Museum.
The species collected in the present but not the past are: bowfin, common carp, emerald shiner, and fathead minnow.
Better known by its Cajun name choupique, bowfin is not related to, but is even more ancient than, the sturgeons.
At sea tomorrow, the vessel, a 30-year-old cargo ship would be torpedoed by an American submarine, the USS Bowfin, and within 12 minutes, it would explode, break in two and sink with the loss of 1,508 lives, including two of her own family along with 42 members from her home village.
The bowfin (Figure 12) has been recorded from a few widely scattered localities.
Pacific Submarine Museum and USS Bowfin Memorial, Honolulu, (808) 423-1341 and (808) 423-1341.