Lepisosteus osseus


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Noun1.Lepisosteus osseus - primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teethLepisosteus osseus - primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth
ganoid, ganoid fish - primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering
genus Lepisosteus, Lepisosteus - type genus of the Lepisosteidae: freshwater gars
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Functions of fish skin: flexural stiffness and steady swimming of longnose gar, Lepisosteus osseus.
grandis occupies a unique trophic niche in assemblages of high-salinity reaches of the Lower Pecos, where native piscivores such as Micropterus salmoides and Lepisosteus osseus have not been observed in recent surveys (Cheek and Taylor, 2015; East, 2015).
Mercury concentrations in the muscle tissue of Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus in coastal North Carolina with additional contributions to the Life History, p 39.
Past Family Species N Percent Lepisosteidae longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus 2 5.
For example, suppose the name Halecostomi had been defined as referring to the most inclusive clade comprising Amia calva Linnaeus 1766 and Perca fluviatilis Linnaeus 1758 but not Lepisosteus osseus Linnaeus 1758.
A series of fortuitous events allowed us to serendipitously determine the exact growth in size of an individual longnose gar, Lepisosteus osseus, from Lake Texoma, Oklahoma-Texas, from the day the egg was spawned and fertilized in the wild, until 166 days later when the juvenile, clearly of recruited size, was recovered from an outdoor ornamental pond where it had been housed throughout the summer-autumn growing season.
Lepisosteus osseus (= Lepidosteus osseus)--No voucher specimen found.
Family Species Jan Feb Mar Dasyatidae Dasyatis sabina 0 0 6 Myliobatidae Rhinoptera bonasus 0 0 0 Lepisosteidae Lepisosteus osseus 0 0 0 Lepisosteus platyrhincus 0 0 1 Ophichthidae Myrophis punctatus 0 0 0 Clupeidae Harengula jaguana 0 0 0 Brevoortia spp.
nebulosus 1 8 0 14-17 0 * 2 7 7 25-36 6 * 3 1 0 7-10 0 4 1 1 24-41 133 * Pylodictis 1 4 4 27-63 4135 * olivaris 2 3 2 28-45 768 * 3 3 2 23-44 3964 * * Glochidia growth observed Fish species (number of trials, mean number of fish per trial, range of days to rejection) that did not facilitate glochidia metamorphosis: Acipenser fulvescens (1, 6, 1-5), Scaphirhynchus albus (2, 1, 1-5), Lepisosteus osseus (1, 3, 1-5), Lepisosteus platostomus (2, 3, 1-5), Amia calva (2, 4, 2-9), Carassius auratus (1, 2, 1-5), Cyprinella lutrensis (1, 8, 1-5), Cyprinella spiloptera (1, 11, 1- 5), Cyprinus carpio (2, 4, 2-5), Hybognathus nuchalis (1, 1, 1-5), Luxilus cornutus (3, 3, 1-5), Nocomis biguttatus (2, 6, 1-5), Notropis atherinoides (1, 8, 1-5), N.