Polyodon


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Related to Polyodon: paddlefish, Lepisosteus, Acipenser
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Noun1.Polyodon - type genus of the PolyodontidaePolyodon - type genus of the Polyodontidae  
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
duckbill, paddlefish, Polyodon spathula - primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout
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Riveros, "Towards development of innovative bioinspired materials by analyzing the hydrodynamic properties of polyodon spathula (paddlefish) rostrum," ERDC/ITL TR-13-4.
Extirpation of Polyodon spatula, Alosa sapidissima, Moxostoma lacerum, and Sander glacum occurred; however, A.
Such was Rutter's first introduction to the paddlefish, Polyodon spathula, a species he would later study in depth while employed as an Assistant with the USFC.
In their natural beds, Argopecten purpuratus are mostly preyed on by the sea star Mevenaster gelatinosus, but also by fast-moving predators such as the crabs Cancer polyodon and Cranopsis porteri (Ortiz et al.
rhombifer Mouth Parker, 1941 Diclybothrium Polyodon Intestine Bangham & hamulatus spathula Venard, 1942 Diplostomum Didelphis Intestine Byrd et al.
Polyodon spathula or Ictiobus niger are large-bodied adult fish and difficult to capture with a seine, Amia calva, Hybognathus nuchalis, or Phoxinus erythrogaster have a limited distribution, Notropis ortenburgeri or Noturus miurus occur in small numbers, Erimyzon oblongus, Etheostoma microperca, or Lythrurus fumeus are only in specific habitat types, and two were subspecies of Etheostoma spectabile and Luxilus chrysocephalus.
Intra-oral flow speeds have been measured for only one pump suspension-feeding fish species (Sacramento black-fish, Orthodon microiepidotus, Cyprinidae; Sanderson et al, 1991) and one ram suspension-feeding species (paddle-fish, Polyodon spathula, Polyodontidae; Sanderson et al, 1994).
16); this is also the case in other basal Actinopteri such as many members of the extant genera Acipenser, Psephurus and Polyodon (e.