Month: January 2021

Cape Fear Shiner

Cape Fear Shiner

Cape Fear Shiner from the Cape Fear River Basin The Cape Fear Shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) is a small freshwater fish in the Cyprinidae family, part of the Notropis genus. Native to North America and especially central and south eastern parts of North Carolina, occurring only in the Cape Fear River Basin. Description Of The Notropis …

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Lake Crook

Lake Crook

Pine Creeks Lake Crook Lake Crook located on Pine Creek a tributary of the Red River. A mere 5 miles north of Paris in Lamar County. Impounded in 1923 with a surface area of 1060 acres and a maximum depth of 24 feet. Has a turbid water clarity with a moderate fluctuation ranging from 2 …

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Lake Daniel

Lake Daniel

Lake Daniel in Stephens County Texas Lake Daniel, located in Stephens County, Texas approximately 65 miles north east of Abilene. Constructed in 1948 on Gonzales Creek. While this lake has a surface area of 950 acres and a maximum depth of 42 feet. Generally, has stained water clarity with moderate fluctuation. However, prone to long …

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Spottail Shiner

Spottail Shiner

Chattahoochee River Spottail Shiner The Spottail Shiner (Notropis hudsonius) is a small to medium sized freshwater minnow in the Cyprinidae family. Native to Canada and the United States. Description Of The Notropis hudsonius A small to medium minnow with a slightly elongated and compressed body. Generally, feature a horizontal, sub-terminal mouth. While, the Spottail Shiner …

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Blackchin Shiner

Blackchin Shiner

Blackchin Shiner A Native of the United States The Blackchin Shiner (Notropis heterodon) is a freshwater minnow in the Cyprinidae family, forming part of the Notropis genus. Close relative to the Blacknose Shiner and Bigeye Shiner. Native to North America. Description of the Blackchin Shiner Generally the Blackchin Shiner has a deep compressed body with …

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Longnose Shiner

Longnose Shiner

Small Straw Colored Longnose Shiner The Longnose Shiner (Notropis longirostris) is a freshwater ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family, part of the Notropis genus. Description of the Longnose Shiner The Longnose Shiner sports an elongated, straw-colored, pale yellow body with a dusky cross-hatched pattern and a thin, noticeable, middorsal stripe. While having silvery to silvery …

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Threadfin Shad

Threadfin Shad

Appalachian Mountains Threadfin Shad The Threadfin Shad (Dorosoma petenense) is a small pelagic fish. Native to the United States. Description Generally, the Threadfin Shad has a blue grey color. Often have a dark spot on the shoulder, white belly, and yellow caudal fins. Similar body shape to the American Gizzard Shad with an elongated dorsal …

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