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Amia calva
Lawyer Law"yer, n. [From Law, like bowyer, fr. bow.] 1. One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The black-necked stilt. See Stilt. (b) The bowfin (Amia calva). (c) The burbot (Lota maculosa).
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Dogfish Dog"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera Mustelus, Scyllium, Spinax, etc. Note: The European spotted dogfishes (Scyllium catudus, and S. canicula) are very abundant; the American smooth, or blue dogfish is Mustelus canis; the common picked, or horned dogfish (Squalus acanthias) abundant on both sides of the Atlantic. 2. The bowfin (Amia calva). See Bowfin. 3. The burbot of Lake Erie.
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Bowfin Bow"fin`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A voracious ganoid fish (Amia calva) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; -- called also Johnny Grindle, and dogfish.
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Cycloganoidei Cy`clo*ga*noi"de*i (s?"kl?-g?-noi"d?-?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ky`klos circle + NL. ganoidei. See Ganoid.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of ganoid fishes, having cycloid scales. The bowfin (Amia calva) is a living example.

Meaning of Amia calva from wikipedia

- The bowfin (Amia calva) is a bony fish, native to North America. Common names include mudfish, mud pike, dogfish, grindle, grinnel, swamp trout, and choupique...
- Eocene, persisting to the present. There are two living species in Amia, Amia calva and Amia ocellicauda, and a number of extinct species which have been described...
- described by John Richardson from Lake Huron in 1836, it was synonymized with Amia calva until genetic work in 2022 revealed them to be separate species. This...
- ɪfɔːrmiːz/ order of fish has only two extant species, the bowfins: Amia calva and Amia ocellicauda, the latter recognized as a separate species in 2022...
- Neopterygii. The only extant Halecomorph species are the bowfin (Amia calva) and eyespot bowfin (Amia ocellicauda), but the group contains many extinct species...
- Halecomorphi, represented by the single living genus, Amia with two species, the bowfins (Amia calva and Amia ocellicauda), as well as the Ginglymodi, the sole...
- Zealand and south-eastern Australia. Mudfish may also refer to: Bowfin (Amia calva), North America Channa or snakehead, a genus of predatory fish in Asia...
- as even more basal Amiiformes. In the latter case the extant bowfin, Amia calva, would be the closest living relative of Leedsichthys. Within the Pachycormidae...
- owstonii), a species of sleeper sharks in the family Somniosidae Bowfin (Amia calva), a freshwater fish sometimes known as "dogfish" Dogfish Bay, an inlet...
- "Otoliths suggest lifespans more than 30 years for free‐living Bowfin Amia calvaimplications for fisheries management in the bowfishing era". Journal...