Specimen deposited at Texas Natural History Collections (https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/biodiversity-collections/collections/ichthyology-fish)
Male Bowfin with many children on Riverside trail.
"THE" Bowfin. This big guy has been hooking on to our students fishing lines and breaking them off. Finally we got to pull this "monster" out the water and released back after being amazed at its size and appearance.
Caught in the Staunton River...
In off channel oxbow