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shiner:

see minnowminnow,
common name for the Cyprinidae, a large family of freshwater fish which includes the carp (Cyprinus carpio), and of which there are some 2,400 species. Minnows have soft-rayed fins and teeth in the throat only.
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shiner

A brick laid horizontally on the longer edge with the broad face exposed. See also: Brick

shiner

1. any of numerous small North American freshwater cyprinid fishes of the genus Notropis and related genera, such as N. cornutus (common shiner) and Notemigonus crysoleucas (golden shiner)
2. a popular name for the mackerel
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The eventual goal is to allow the shiner to recover enough to get it off the threatened species list, where it has been since 1998.
Oxbows provided the perfect pool-like habitat the Topeka shiner requires for spawning and rearing.
The crews are putting in extra time targeting the northwest corner of the lake, where most of the shiners have been found.
The most common species sampled were sand shiner, Notropis ludibundus (38.
Little is known of the life history of the smalleye shiner or sharpnose shiner and, in particular, there is no published account of the diet of either species.
The October 2001 collections were obtained after a rain event, which elevated water level, caused high turbidity and limited seining to nearshore, flooded vegetation, where apparently some ghost shiners had congregated.
The Arkansas River shiner (Notropis girardi) was brought to the Pecos via an inadvertent 'bait bucket" introduction some 22 years ago.
Our observations were made on 19 May 2000 while backpack electrofishing (pulsed DC) for striped shiners (Luxilis chrysocephalus).
A lightweight bullet sinker above the hook holds the baitfish down, while a cork bobber placed 3-1/2 feet above it keeps the shiner from hiding in the weeds.
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Collection of Silver Shiners, habitat surveys and underwater observations occurred from April to November in the Grand River near Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, over a distance of approximately 10.