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Definition of the noun amiidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. only the bowfins

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Google previewEcology of North American Freshwater Fishes (2016)

Biology, Ecology by CTI Reviews

Amiidae is a family of primitive rayfinned fish. Only one species, Amia calva, the bowfin, survives today, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Families: Semionotidae, Macrosemiidae, Pycnodontidae, Eugna- thidae, Pachycormidae, Lepidosteidae, Aspidorhynchidae, Amiidae. First appear in the Permian with the Semionotidae, become abundant in the Trias, dominant in the Jurassic, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

See AMIIDAE. Amiidae (bowfin; infraclass *Holostei, order * Amiiformes) A family with only one living representative, Amia calva, a fairly large (up to 6 kg) carnivorous fish that has a long *dorsal fin with only soft rays, ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

It occurs in Cyclostomata, Selachii, Holocephali, Chondrostei, Crossopterygii, Amiidae, Lepidosteidae and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

Troodontidae Amiiformes Troodon formosus Amiidae cf. Caenagnathidae Cyclurus fragosa Chirostenotes pergracilis Aspidorhynchiformes Ornithomimidae Aspidorhynchidae Dromiceiomimus brevitertius Belonostomus sp.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Cladistia Polypteridae Bichirs” Chondrostei Acipenseridae Sturgeons" Polyodontidae Paddlefishes” Protospondyli Amiidae Bowfin” Ginglymodi Lepisosteidae Gars” Isospondyli Elopidae Tarpon* Albulidae Bonefish ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

the Amiidae (bowfin) are found only in the eastern half of the USA). friable Applied to the consistency or handling properties of soil, meaning that the soil crumbles easily. fright substance ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Amiidae [a mi a de] Vertebrate Zoology, a small family of fish in the order Amiiformes, comprising many extinct species and represented today by a single genus, Amia, the freshwater bowfin. Amiiformes [a mi 'a for'mez] Vertebrate Zoology, ...

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