Classification
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  • English
    • bowfin and relatives
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    • Amiiformes
  • Spanish
    • Aleta de arco

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

amariepr

Date

October 15, 2014

Description

"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.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

slacks1986

Date

October 20, 2014 04:34 PM EDT

Description

Caught in the Staunton River...

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

October 11, 2014 11:39 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

October 10, 2014 05:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

sarahroberts

Date

September 10, 2014 09:43 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In off channel oxbow

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

benlabay

Date

September 19, 2014 10:39 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

September 10, 2014 10:56 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

this is for the lower fish in the pic

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

hjnugent

Date

September 13, 2014 09:32 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

pciacono

Date

September 12, 2014 08:21 PM EDT

Description

Caught in turtle net funnel trap

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

kjskrzyn

Date

September 12, 2014 08:23 PM EDT

Description

In turtle trap

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

farkasjk

Date

August 13, 2014 10:32 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

charlie

Date

May 23, 2011 01:45 PM PET

Description

appeared to be washed up and killed by flood

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Description from Wikipedia

The Amiiformes order of fish has only one extant species, the bowfin (Amia calva).

No range data available.