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Definition of Bowfin

bowfin
Amia Am"i*a, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a kind of tunny.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of fresh-water ganoid fishes, exclusively confined to North America; called bowfin in Lake Champlain, dogfish in Lake Erie, and mudfish in South Carolina, etc. See Bowfin.
Bowfin
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.

Meaning of Bowfin from wikipedia

- Bowfin (Amia calva) are bony fish related to gars in the infracl**** Holostei. Common names include mudfish, mud pike, dogfish, griddle, grinnel, swamp...
- USS Bowfin (SS/AGSS-287), is a Balao-cl**** submarine of the United States Navy named for the bowfin fish. Since 1981, she has been open to public tours...
- bowfins (with 1 extant species). There are eight species divided among two orders: the Amiiformes, represented by a single living species, the bowfin...
- comprise the Chondrostei (sturgeons and paddlefishes) and the Neopterygii (bowfin, gars, and teleosts). In other words, the Actinopteri include all extant...
- Lepisosteidae (gars) Longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) O Family Amiidae (bowfin) Bowfin (Amia calva) O, rare Family Hiodontidae (mooneyes) Goldeye (Hiodon alosoides)...
- USS Becuna (SS-319) at Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia USS Bowfin (SS-287) at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park in Honolulu USS Clamagore (SS-343) at...
- and paddlefishes) are the sister lineage of Neopterygii, and Holostei (bowfin and gars) are the sister lineage of teleosts. The Elopomorpha (eels and...
- Amiiformes /ˈæmi.ɪfɔːrmiːz/ order of fish has only one extant species, the bowfin (Amia calva). These Amiiformes are found in the freshwater systems throughout...
- Operations in World War II. p. 416. "USS Bowfin (SS-287) – Patrol 6" Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine. USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Retrieved...
- Navy Department, Naval History & Heritage Command. 8 September 2015. "Bowfin (SS-287)". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Navy Department...
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