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

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Recent observations

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

kylejones

Date

May 19, 2014 09:45 AM EDT

Description

Really, it was. We could see the black dot near the base of the tail, the rounded caudal fin, and the continuous dorsal fin.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

zcota

Date

June 27, 2011

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

lynnwright

Date

October 16, 2012

Description

Bowfin (Amia calva), collected during standard fall electrofishing survey.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

weberbirding

Date

September 21, 2013 11:23 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

cohen

Date

April 27, 2007

Photos / Sounds

What

Bowfin Amia calva

Observer

susan3

Date

June 6, 2012

Description

Very large male, in flooded rail trail past Colchester Bog, where there were also many small fish.
Photograph (c) Jonathan Sawyer.

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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.