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n. pl. fallfish or fall·fish·es
A silvery freshwater cyprinid fish (Semotilus corporalis) of eastern North America.
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n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a large North American freshwater cyprinid fish, Semotilus corporalis, resembling the chub
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n., pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
a large minnow, Semotilus corporalis, of E North America.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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Biology of the fallfish, Semotilus corporalis (Pisces, Cyprinidae).
Age and growth of the fallfish Semotilus corporalis with daily otolith increments as a method of annulus verification.
Semotilus atromaculatus (= Semotilus corporalis)--USNM 169375 (1).
Semotilus atromaculatus (= Semotilus corporalis)--No voucher specimens found.
Semotilus atromaculatus (= Semotilus corporalis)--BU 98 not located and presumed lost.
Semotilus atromaculatus (= Semotilus corporalis)--BU 94 not located and presumed lost.
Allocreadium lobatum Wallin (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) was described by Wallin from the host Semotilus corporalis (Mitchill), a description that has remained applicable in many freshwater fish species (Camp 1989, DeGuisti 1962, Schell 1985, Willis 2001).
lobatum from the fallfish, Semotilus corporalis (Mitchill) collected at Sebago Lake, Maine, and were instrumental in the epithet's etymology (Wallin 1909).
Seasonal occurrence, recruitment, and maturation of Allocreadium lobatum Wallin, 1909 (Digenea: Allocreadiidae) in the fallfish, Semotilus corporalis Mitchill, in a New Brunswick, Canada, lake system.
A landscape-based distribution model for fallfish (Semotilus corporalis) in the Great Lakes drainage of New York./ Great Lakes Res., 38:413-417.