Mississippi paddlefish

Once common throughout the Midwest, overfishing and habitat changes have caused major population declines; both the meat and roe of the paddlefish are desirable as food.

The Mississippi paddlefish lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, depth range 2 - m environment.

Mississippi paddlefish or spoonbill, lives in slow-flowing waters of the Mississippi River drainage system. It appears to have been extirpated from Lake Erie and its tributaries. They are closely related to the sturgeons. More

the Mississippi Paddlefish or Spoon Bill, this popular sport fish is becoming extinct like the Chinese Paddlefish. More

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Mississippi paddlefish or spoonbill, lives in slow-flowing waters of the Mississippi River drainage system. More

The Mississippi paddlefish inhabits slow-flowing water of large rivers, usually in water deeper than 1.3 m, and with abundant zooplancton. Adult specimens typically swim through the water both day and night. More

Mississippi paddlefish or spoonbill and lives on the Mississippi River drainage system. This large freshwater fish may grow to 220 cm or 7 ft and weigh up to 100 kg or 220 pounds. More

Common names

American paddlefish in English
Amerikansk spadestør in Danish (dansk)
Duckbill Cat in English
Espátula in Spanish (español)
Lapasampi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Lapátorrú tok in Hungarian (Magyar)
Lepelsteur in Dutch (Nederlands)
Löffelstör in German (Deutsch)
Mississippi paddlefish in English
North American paddlefish in Unknown
Paddelfisch in German (Deutsch)
Paddlefish in English
Peixe-espátula in Portuguese (Português)
Pesce spatola in Italian (Italiano)
Pez espátula in Spanish (español)
Poisson spatule in French (français)
Polyodon spathula in Spanish (español)
Polyodontas in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Polyodontas in Greek, Modern (1453)
Schaufelstör in German (Deutsch)
Skedstör in Swedish (Svenska)
Skestør in Danish (dansk)
Skjestør in Norwegian (Norsk)
Sollo in Spanish (español)
spadefish in English
Spatule d'Amérique in French (français)
Spoonbill cat in English
Spoonbill catfish in English
Spoonbillcatfish in English
Veslonos in Russian (русский язык)
Veslonos americký in Czech (česky)
Wioslonos amerykanski in Polish (polski)
Πολυόδοντας in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Πολυόδοντας in Greek, Modern (1453)
Веслонос in Bulgarian (български език)
веслонос in Russian (русский язык)
многозуб in Russian (русский язык)
полиодон in Russian (русский язык)
ヘラチョウザメ in Japanese (日本語)
匙吻鱘 in Mandarin Chinese
匙吻鲟 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Acipenseriformes
Family : Polyodontidae
Genus : Polyodon
Species : Polyodon spathula
Authority : Walbaum, 1792