Re: NANFA-- Shiner Observations in Borden Creek, AL

Bruce Stallsmith (
Wed, 26 May 2004 08:28:42 -0400

You're absolutely right about the variability of blacktails. The one from
the Sipsey in my big aquarium is definitely more silvery than others I've
seen. He(?) is clearly distinct from the Alabama shiners in the same tank,
which have a ground color of golden-brown and a red tint in the dorsal.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

> > blacktails are neat because they are found in such a variety of
> > from lakes to mountain streams.
>They also show a great deal of variability,-in-least in MS, where they are
> Charter member, DNRC
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