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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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It's against the law for anglers to take shiners they buy in one state and bring them over the border into another state,'' Barry said.
In Iowa, landscapes surrounding the watersheds that still support the Topeka shiner are littered with old oxbow scars.
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).
The shiner bumps across the top of the grass like he's swimming and it doesn't stand a chance,'' Alley explained.
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The baitfish I use are wild shiners, the gold standard for Florida trophy bass fishing.
The tanks had pumps with filtration systems, she said, adding there were tons of shiners in them.