Re: NANFA-- Soque River snorkeling/daily humour

Bruce Stallsmith (
Tue, 17 Jul 2001 09:52:06 -0400

>will someone please tell me why the yellowfin shiner has red fins?
>Steven A. Ellis
>Kennesaw, GA
>They don' least not the ones I've collected. The one's I've taken
>the upper Broad in NC had VERY yellow fins.......but there's alot of
>taxonomic confusion between these and the greenhead shiners. Maybe Fritz
>shed some light here.
Thanks J.R., _that's_ what I was trying to remember--it's the _Notropis
chlorocephalus_, greenhead shiner, group that's especially unresolved and it
spills into the yellowfins.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

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