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flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams alewife
clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down alluvial deposit , alluvial sediment , alluvion , alluvium
shad that spawns in streams of the Mississippi drainage; very similar to Alosa sapidissima Alosa chrysocloris , river shad
fish with a dark-blue back and whitish sides with red stripes; found in swamps and streams of Florida American flagfish , flagfish , Jordanella floridae
North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakes black willow , Salix nigra , swamp willow
aquatic plant with floating oval leaves and purple flowers; in lakes and slow-moving streams; suitable for aquariums Brasenia schreberi , water-shield , water-target
uniformly warty stocky toad of washes and streams of semiarid southwestern United States Bufo microscaphus , southwestern toad
often having many yellow-green orchids with white pouches growing along streams and seeps of southwestern Oregon and northern California California lady's slipper , Cypripedium californicum
small bright red and blue aquarium fish from streams in Brazil and Columbia cardinal tetra , Paracheirodon axelrodi
orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf chatterbox , Epipactis gigantea , giant helleborine , stream orchid
road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island circle , rotary , roundabout , traffic circle
large salamander of North American rivers and streams Cryptobranchus alleganiensis , hellbender , mud puppy
large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest Cyprinus carpio , domestic carp
river mouth of plain and streams delta
salamanders found near cold streams throughout the year dicamptodon , dicamptodontid
small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom dipper , water ouzel
plants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae family Potamogetonaceae , pondweed family , Potamogetonaceae
perennial herb found on streams and riversides throughout Europe except extreme north and Mediterranean; sometimes placed in genus Nasturtium great yellowcress , Nasturtium amphibium , Rorippa amphibia
widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams hog molly , hog sucker , Hypentelium nigricans
useless as food; in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and Panama hogchoker , Trinectes maculatus
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