Are bowfin good to eat ? Dont eat bowfin fish 2021

               are bowfin fish good to eat

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They are generally a fish of the United States, and are found in warmer waters than we enjoy in most of Canada. As a result, bowfins are found in southern Ontario (about as far north as Lake Nipissing) but not much farther.

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                                                      Bowfin (Amia calva) are bony fish related to gars in the infraclass Holostei. Common names include mudfish, mud pike, dogfish, griddle, grinnel, swamp trout, and choupique. They are regarded as taxonomic relicts, being the sole surviving species of the order Amiiformes, which dates from the Jurassic to the Eocene, persisting to the present. Although bowfin are highly evolved, they are often referred to as "primitive fish" because they have retained some morphological characteristics of their early ancestors

                                                               Bowfin are usually not considered a good food fish compared to more popular freshwater gamefish species, such as pike or trout. They are generally regarded as trash fish by sportsmen in the United States, because they eat more desirable species, including crayfish. However, because bowfin are a native species, they should not be killed unnecessarily. This is the only surviving member of the Amiidae. They are species that has survived hundreds of years. 


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