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Synonyms for paddlefish

primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout

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The February 2017 annual meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society in Oklahoma City, included a special symposium on the management of the North American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula.
Lecointre, "Biology and conservation of sturgeon and paddlefish," Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, vol.
Others are helmeted hornbills, tortoises and freshwater turtles, sharks and rays, sturgeon and paddlefish.
Tag-recovery methods for estimating mortality have been used for yellowtail flounder (Limanda ferruginea) in New England (Wood and Cadrin, 2013), walleye (Sander vitreus) in Lake Erie (Vandergoot and Brenden, 2014) and paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) in a South Dakota lake (Pierce et al., 2015).
This work is the initial point in understanding the design and engineering of high performance, lightweight, structured composites by investigating the geometry and material properties of the paddlefish rostrum (Figure 1).
And we discovered paddlefish, a cartilaginous prehistoric fish with better caviar than sturgeon.
[9.] Barton BA, Rahn AB, Feist G, Bolling H, Schreck CB (1998) Physiological stress response of the freshwater chondrostean paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) to acute physical disturbances.
Such was Rutter's first introduction to the paddlefish, Polyodon spathula, a species he would later study in depth while employed as an Assistant with the USFC.
Although bighead carp and paddlefish may weigh 100 pounds, their flesh is extremely soft.
DEC's hatcheries annually produce close to 1,000,000 pounds of fish--from lake trout and lake sturgeon, to Chinook salmon and paddlefish! All hatcheries are open to the public, from spring to fall; some are even open year-round.
You can find several American sturgeon caviars as well as many fish roes, such as salmon, trout, whitefish, paddlefish and bowfin.
The paddlefish rostrum functions as an electrosensory antenna in plankton feeding.