Re: NANFA-- RE: Collecting

Sajjad Lateef (
Thu, 24 Aug 2000 11:16:52 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, B.G. Granier wrote:
> I saw that a couple of folks mentioned Cyprinella lutrensis being collected,
> if you were on the trip with me they are probably Lythurus rosepinnis from
> Ard's and Rankin Creek. (Cherryfin shiner has a red dorsal fin and bluish
> body but is smaller than lutrensis, and lacks the red slash behind the gill
> covers.)

In my Red Shiners ( lutrensis ), the triangular wedge shape behind
the gills was red only during high breeding color. Most of the time, it
was just a darker part of the body color.

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