NANFA-L-- Big female red shiner turns red-blue
Mon, 02 Jan 2006 00:51:11 +0700

I had observed that some female red shiners I have grow big and change
their coloration from silvery to light bluish with reddish cap similar
to male [but less intense]. Is this normal in nature too?

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