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Vocabulary Quiz: Wild About Fishes

Click on the word best described by each definition or situation.

1. one of a pair of fins on the lower body of a fish 

pectoral fin		pelvic fin 

2.  scale with a toothed rear edge

ctenoid scale cycloid scale 

3. any species which is in danger of extinction as a breeding species in Illinois state threatened species state endangered species 4. the tail fin of a fish anal fin caudal fin 5. species that is not native to an area exotic species nonnative both of these 6. I went fishing today and caught one catfish. What did I catch? fish fishes 7. I went fishing yesterday and caught one catfish and three bluegill. What did I catch? fish fishes 8. I went fishing last week and caught five catfish. What did I catch? fish fishes 9. a species that is no longer found in the Illinois portion of its range extirpated nonnative 10. fin located in the middle of the back pectoral fin dorsal fin Care to try again?

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