USS Bowfin was an American submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1942 which saw action during the Second World War. USS Bowfin was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 21 knots and was armed with one 4-inch gun, two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo t...
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[n] - primitive long-bodies carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin
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Bow'fin` noun (Zoology) 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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<marine biology> A voracious ganoid fish (Amia calva) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish. ... Synonym: Johnny Grindle, and dogfish. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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grindle noun primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
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• (n.) 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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(Amia calva), freshwater fish of the order Amiiformes (superorder Holostei); it is the only living representative of its family (Amiidae), which ... [2 related articles]
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The Bowfin, Amia calva, is the last surviving member of the order Amiiformes (which includes 3 additional, now-extinct families dating from the Jurassic, to the Eocene), and of the family Amiidae (which contains numerous species in about four subfamilies, only one of which, Amiinae, is still extant...
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bowfin, primitive freshwater fish found in the Mississippi basin, the Great Lakes, and E to Vermont. The bowfin has a light covering of rounded, overlapping scales, a large mouth, and sharp teeth. Its swim bladder is capable of functioning as a lung, and the bowfin can survive out of water for a day...
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The bowfin or mud-fish (Amia calva) is a ganoid fish found in still water in the USA. Like its allies it has a well-developed swim-bladder, which functions as a lung, the animal rising to the surface to gulp air.
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North American fish Amia calva with a swim bladder highly developed as an air sac, enabling it to breathe air. It is the only surviving member of a primitive group of bony fishes
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1) Amia calva 2) Carnivorous fish also called a grindle 3) Dogfish 4) Dull-green freshwater fish 5) Fish 6) Ganoid 7) Ganoid fish 8) Grindle
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