NANFA-- Unknown shiner - help please

John Bongiovanni (
Thu, 1 May 2003 13:09:46 -0500

This fish looks very similar to a weed shiner. It was captured in a slough just off the Sabine River in East
Texas. The amber color is accurate and when collected the dorsal and caudal were more redish. The weed shiner does not have the amber color. A behavioral difference is that the weed shiner flicks its caudal lobes together to propel itself. The unknown "wags" its caudal.
Any Idea what it is?

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