Re: NANFA-- help with fish ID

Christopher Scharpf (
Mon, 07 Oct 2002 21:36:31 -0400

My guesses based on general appearance alone would be:

sand shiner, Notropis stramineus
mimic shiner, Notropis volucellus
channel shiner, Notropis wickliffi

Hope this helps,

Chris Scharpf

> From: "Nick Zarlinga" <>
> Reply-To:
> Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 16:14:06 -0700
> To: <>, "Aquatic Information Listserve (E-mail)"
> <>
> Subject: NANFA-- help with fish ID
> I still need help IDing the fish in the photos. There was one suggestion of
> a silver shiner, however I don't think it is. Any help is appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Nick Zarlinga
> Aquarium Biologist
> Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
> 216.661.6500 ext 4485
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Zarlinga
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 2:41 PM
> To: NANFA List Server (E-mail); Aquatic Information Listserve (E-mail)
> Cc: Jeff A. Riebe (E-mail)
> Subject: help with fish ID
> Anyone care to throw your hat in the ring? This is a fish that I caught
> here at the zoo in the spring. It is a Lake Erie drainage fish caught in a
> relatively populated watershed of the Cuyahoga River. Water quality is less
> than optimal. I can answer any questions you may have and I can also get
> other photos that you might need. I can use help! Check out
> for pics. Thanks.
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