One of my favorite exhibits at the North Carolina Zoo features freshwater fish found in our state. Why do I like that exhibit? It’s because it includes one of the more unusual of our native fishes…the bowfin.
After my last visit to the Zoo, I came back to the NCC to see what we had on the bowfin and this is what I found in the catalog:
The bowfin : an old-fashioned fish with a new-found use. Cp378 UMc68.3 [Image of bowfin above comes from this pamphlet.]
Haven’t heard of the bowfin? Then take a look at the Wikipedia entry on the fish at: