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The Journals Lewis and Clark as Naturalists


Capt. Lewis, June 11, 1805--... the other species is precisely the form and about the size of the well known fish called the Hickary Shad or old wife, with the exception of the teeth, a rim of which garnish the outer edge of both the upper and lower jaw;  the tonge and pallet are also beset with long sharp teeth bending inwards, the eye of this fish is very large and the iris of a silvery coulour and wide. 
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