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
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?
7. I went fishing yesterday and caught one catfish and three bluegill. What did I catch?
8. I went fishing last week and caught five catfish. What did I catch?
9. a species that is no longer found in the Illinois portion of its range
10. fin located in the middle of the back
pectoral fin dorsal fin
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