Ovigerous Female

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Ovigerous Female

These eggs look gray because all the yolk has been consumed and the larva can be seen.


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FWC Facts:
The bowfin, or mudfish, is a ‘living fossil’ and is the only freshwater fish with a gular bone, a bony plate on the exterior of the lower jaw between the two jawbones.

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