Definition of Amia calva
1. Noun. Primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America.
Generic synonyms: Ganoid, Ganoid Fish
Group relationships: Amia, Genus Amia
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Literary usage of Amia calva
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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"TWENTY MONTHS OF STARVATION IN amia calva.1 WM SMALLWOOD. Early in October, 1911, the department of zoology received for class work some forty live Amia ..."
2. Report (1900)
"Zoological Laboratory, University of Michigan, March, 1899. THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ADHESIVE ORGAN OF amia calva. BY JESSIE PHELPS, YPSILANTI. ..."
3. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"885), from the fresh waters of North and Central America and Cuba, and the Bow- B fin or Mud-fish (amia calva, Fig. 886) from the rivers of the United ..."
4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1877)
"THE CRANIAL OSTEOLOGY OF amia calva. By TW BRIDGE, BA, Trinity College, Demonstrator of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy in the University of Cambridge. (PI. ..."
5. The Wilder Quarter-century Book: A Collection of Original Papers Dedicated (1893)
"... THE LYMPHATICS AND ENTERIC EPITHELIUM OF amia calva. GRANT SHERMAN HOPKINS. The comparatively small number of investigations upon the lymphatic system ..."
6. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"The Anatomy and Development of the Lateral Line System in amia calva. Jour. ... The Gastrulation and Embryo Formation of amia calva. Amer. Jour. ..."