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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 Shiner started off by selling a commercial property for 245,000, which he paid to Public Interest Lawyers Limited.
Lake Jackson has a healthy population of lake shiners and they can be caught pretty easily.
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Occurrences and relative abundances of Texas Shiner were obtained from museum records, published literature, and unpublished data spanning a collection period between 1850 and 2015.
I wanted these things to really infiltrate the entire fair," says Shiner.
What many of us know as a black eye is also, as many of us know, a shiner.
Originally described by Trautman in 1931 as a sub-species of Mimic Shiner Notropis volucellus, the Channel Shiner was first elevated to species in 1976 and subsequently reaffirmed by several authors as a full species in the 1980's and 1990's (Hrabik, '996 and references therein).
I asked him how many individual shiners he sells a week.
This study investigated the relationship between length and weight in Emerald Shiner to understand growth patterns based on sex with respect to habitat.
Shiner, a father of five, believes his recent "breakthrough" in getting the International Criminal Court to launch a preliminary investigation into claims that British soldiers committed war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, has sent the propaganda machine into overdrive.
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.
We presume the ant locked onto the jaw and, by filling the mouth of the shiner, could have led to death of the shiner, but the shiner appeared to be in good health at time of capture.