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bow·fin

 (bō′fĭn′)
n.
A freshwater fish (Amia calva) of central and eastern North America, having a large mouth and a long dorsal fin, and producing roe that is sometimes used for caviar. Also called dogfish, mudfishalso called regionally choupique.

bowfin

(ˈbəʊˌfɪn)
n
(Animals) a primitive North American freshwater bony fish, Amia calva, with an elongated body and a very long dorsal fin: family Amiidae

bow•fin

(ˈboʊˌfɪn)

n.
a freshwater ganoid fish, Amia calva, of central and E North America, having a long, narrow dorsal fin. Also called dogfish .
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowfin - primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal finbowfin - primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
ganoid, ganoid fish - primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering
Amia, genus Amia - type genus of the Amiidae
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They also toured various historical sites such as Pearl Harbor, USS Bowfin Museum and Park, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, and the Defense Prisoner of War Missing in Action Accountability Agency.
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On 17 January 2019, Lilly's wholly-owned subsidiary, Bowfin Acquisition Corporation, commenced the tender offer that is scheduled to expire one minute after 23:59 Eastern time, on 14 February 2019.
Lilly's wholly-owned subsidiary, Bowfin acquisition Corp., commenced the tender offer on 17 January 2019 and the tender offer is scheduled to expire one minute after 11: 59 pm ET on 14 February 2019.
Lilly's wholly-owned subsidiary, Bowfin Acquisition, commenced the tender offer on January 17 and the tender offer is scheduled to expire on February 15.
In addition to the perch and largemouth bass we had seen on the line, the electrofishing brought bowfin, spotted suckers, warmouth, and absolutely gorgeous hand-painted bluegill.
In addition, musician and "imaginative engineer" Dan Fox will be presenting his unique BoomBike set; Bruce Airhead's "one man, one balloon, one amazing show" will include climbing inside a huge balloon; violinist and clown Sid Bowfin will show off an entirely improvised musical comedy show and theatre company Bedlam Oz will put giant life-size slinkies to good use.
In North America nest associative hosts are usually minnows (Cyprinidae), but other host taxa include sunfishes (Lepomis spp.; Hunter and Wisby, 1961), black basses (Micropterus spp.; Goff, 1984), and Bowfin (Amia calva; Katula and Page, 1998).
at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park (Free and open to public)
Other WWII historic sites visited included the USS Bowfin, USS Missouri, USS Arizona Memorial, and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.