freshwater

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European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food Abramis brama , European bream
naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion ameba , amoeba
primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America Amia calva , bowfin , dogfish , grindle
small freshwater spiny-finned fishes of Africa and southern Asia Anabantidae , family Anabantidae
freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill Anas clypeata , broadbill , shoveler , shoveller
freshwater duck of Eurasia and northern Africa related to mallards and teals Anas penelope , widgeon , wigeon
type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks Anas , genus Anas
extinct small freshwater jawless fish usually having a heterocercal tail and an armored head; of the Silurian and Devonian anaspid
freshwater gastropod Ancylidae , family Ancylidae
minute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants Ancylus fluviatilis , freshwater limpet , river limpet
thin-shelled freshwater mussels Anodonta , genus Anodonta
soil and freshwater protozoa; cosmopolitan in distribution Arcellidae , family Arcellidae
any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia archerfish , Toxotes jaculatrix
marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms Bacillariophyceae , class Bacillariophyceae , class Diatomophyceae , Diatomophyceae
nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes bass
any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus) bass , freshwater bass
ferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars Belonidae , family Belonidae
marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together bivalve , lamellibranch , pelecypod
widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family) black bass
primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas Branchiopoda , subclass Branchiopoda
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