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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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Mr Shiners activities should serve as a lesson and act as a deterrent to him and others from acting in the same way.
Some anglers like to use floats for keeping shiners at a given depth, others prefer freelining them so they look more natural and can swim up under the vegetation.
Sediment and detritus, perhaps incidentally ingested with other food items, were found in 13% of all Texas Shiners examined.
What many of us know as a black eye is also, as many of us know, a shiner.
Despite this accumulated information, population trend and distributional knowledge gaps still exist for many species, including three species recently collected from the La Grange Reach of the lower Illinois River: Shoal Chub Macrhybopsis hyostoma, Channel Shiner Notropis wickliffi, and Banded Darter Etheostoma zonale.
Who knew that Arkansas was the biggest supplier of shiners in the world?
This month, he will drive up toward Amarillo, to pull nets through the water and count the number of small new shiners.
The Topeka shiner, a minnow that grows to be no larger than three inches in length, was once abundant in many streams and rivers throughout the state.
The electro-fishing crews have found 204 golden shiners so far this week, most of them concentrated in one spot, and many of them ripe for spawning," Jackson said.
Generally, the species composition has not dramatically changed, with possible exception of decrease of river shiners from the earlier, Hesse studies.
Digestive tract contents from 486 smalleye shiner Notropis buccula and 475 sharpnose shiner N.