RE: NANFA-L-- Pictures of fish from this weekend.

Dave Neely (
Wed, 14 Jun 2006 11:47:43 -0500

Hey Michael,

Have you been taking fish ID lessons from Phil? ;)

The fish has ~30 lateral line scales, which would exclude any potential
Moxostoma/Minytrema, and look how far forward on the body the anal fin is...
There's no submarginal dusky streak on the lower lobe of the caudal, which
most silver chubs (Macrhybopsis storeriana) have... I think Tom was on the
right track, my vote is for Sabine shiner, Notropis sabinae.


>If we are talking about the fish in the top photo; it doesn't have a barbel
>cuz it is probably a juvenile sucker. Check out the scale size, and the
>edge of the operculum.
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