Bio 224 Fish Cladogram Project

Bio 224 Fish Cladogram Project - eyes dorsal fin number or...

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Spotted Gar monochromatic vision (type of vision) eyes dorsal fin number or shape: 1 ventral fin number: 3 tail texture (scales, etc.):gray spots lateral scales: diamond shaped ganoid scales, non-overlapping freshwater/saltwater: freshwater caudal fin: yes type of feeder: ambush predator (fish, crustaceans) spots: large gray spots covering entire body teeth: long, needle-like eggs/live birth: eggs gill number true scales (some fish don't): yes tail shape: convex, fan-shaped migration pattern: travel to shallow warm water within habitat to spawn elongated snout: moderately elongated shallow water/deep water: shallow whiskers: no color of ventral side (belly): white http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Lepisosteus_oculatus.html http://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/abstracts/zoology/Lepisosteus_oculatus.pdf Bowfin monochromatic vision (type of vision)
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Unformatted text preview: eyes dorsal fin number or shape: 1, long (half body length) ventral fin number: 2 tail texture (scales, etc.): stripes lateral scales: thin, overlapping freshwater/saltwater: freshwater caudal fin: yes, heterocercal type of feeder: predator spots: large eye spot proximal to caudal fin teeth: many sharp teeth eggs/live birth: eggs gill number true scales (some fish don't): yes tail shape: large, rounded migration pattern: travel to warm shallow lakes/ponds to spawn elongated snout: no shallow water/deep water: deep water during day, shallow water during night whiskers: no color of ventral side (belly): white http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/greatlakesfish/fbowfin.html http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Amia_calva.html http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/species/bowfin/...
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