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Mississippi Paddlefish

Polyodon spathula (Walbaum 1792)

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Polyodon spathula (Mississippi paddlefish) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family paddlefishes. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is found in marine habitat.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
  • Definition: A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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