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Bowfin Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Amia calva
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Regions Fished: ound throughout eastern North America, typically in slow-moving backwaters and ox-bow lakes.
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When the oxygen level is low (as often happens in still waters), the bowfin can rise to the surface and gulp air into its swim bladder, which is lined with blood vessels and can serve as a lung.

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