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bonytail

[boh-nee-teyl] /ˈboʊ niˌteɪl/
noun
1.
a fish, Gila elegans, found in the Colorado River, having flaring fins and a thin caudal peduncle.
Origin
bony + tail1
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  • Two of these, the razorback sucker and bonytail chub, may be found in the lakes.
  • It harbors numerous sport fish as well as two endangered fish, the razorback sucker and bonytail chub.
  • The facility is also being considered for holding of brood stock of the humpback chub and bonytail in the future.
  • The bonytail and woundfin are thriving in that system.
  • With a long upper jaw the bonytail chub feeds on fish below it.

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