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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 a carnivore.

  • 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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