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Bowfin

Amia calva Linnaeus 1766

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Amia calva (Bowfin) is a species of bony fishes in the family bowfins. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 109 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care). They rely on swimming and dorsal fin swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bowfin. View this species on GBIF