Amiidae


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Amiidae

[ə′mī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of actinopterygian fishes in the order Amiiformes represented by a single living species, the bowfin (Amia calva).
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The fishes of the families Amiidae, Chandidae, Duleidae, and Serranidae, obtained by the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer "Albatross" in 1907 to 1910, chiefly in Philippine Islands and adjacent seas.
Lake/moist soil Scientific name units Large-medium streams Petromyzontidae Lampetra appendix 6 (2, -) Amiidae Amia calva 2 (17, 21484) 5 (1, 1500) 3 (8, 9829) Lepisosteidae Lepisosteus osseus 14 (1, 0.
platostomus, shortnose gar 159 15 63 Amiidae Amia calva, bowfin 7 4 3 Hiodontidae Hiodon alosoides, goldeye 18 H.