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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 (Amia...
- (Centroscymnus owstonii), a species of sleeper sharks in the family Somniosidae Bowfin (Amia calva), a freshwater fish sometimes known as "dogfish" Dogfish Bay...
- salvelinus fontinalis Order: Amiiformes, Family: Amiidae Native species Bowfin, Amia calva Order: Lepisosteiformes, Family: Lepisosteidae Native species...
- was a ****anese p****enger/cargo ship that was sunk by the submarine USS Bowfin during World War II, while carrying hundreds of schoolchildren from Okinawa...
- The Amiiformes order of fish has only one extant species, the bowfin (Amia calva). These Amiiformes are found in the freshwater systems throughout North...
- Bonito Bonnethead shark Bonnetmouth Bonytail Bronze corydoras Bonytongue Bowfin Boxfish Bramble shark Bream Brill Bristlemouth Bristlenose catfish Broadband...
- 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...
- The Amiidae are a family of basal ray-finned fishes. The bowfin is the only species to survive today, although additional species in all four subfamilies...
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