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Synonyms for bowfin

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

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Nest association between a large predator, the bowfin (Amia calva) and its prey, the golden shiner (Nogemigonus crysoleucas).
Angiotensin I- and II- and norepinephrine-mediated pressor responses in an ancient Holostean fish, the bowfin (Amia calva).
Cestoda from Lake Fishes in Wisconsin: The ecology of Proteocephalus ambloplitis and Haplobothrium globuliforme in bass and bowfin. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 57, 120-131.
That Florida salad is bowfin. Apples and pineapples mixed wae cabbage and mayonnaise, it's giving me the boak writing about it.
A professor encouraged her to test her dogma-challenging notion about blood-flow patterns in two air-breathing fish: spotted gar and bowfin. "I've been thinking about hearts and lungs for half my career," she says.
Thanks to translator Matthew Fitt, of Itchy Coo books, the Scottish Mr Mingin not only mings but he is "honkin and bowfin" and is "enough tae mak yer neb curl up and dee".
Highlights include street performers such as Dan the Hat and Coventry clown Wolly, family comedy shows in the Paradise Tent tomorrow including the UK's silliest violinist Sid Bowfin, a new 140ft long zipwire and the family field.
To mark this achievement for the culinary specialist submarine community, graduation was held at the Balao-class submarine USS Bowfin (SS 287) monument and at the Sturgeon-class submarine USS Parche (SSN 683) monument.
It is co-authored with Charles Hinman, curator of the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum in Hawaii.
Similarly, the data generated by Sherman (1984), which were later used for RA and DEA by Bowfin et al.
For instance, I spent my college years along the Mississippi River, which meant that I could potentially skewer common 'carp, suckers, bowfin, buffalo, gar, and others on the same trip.
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).