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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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(2015), the status of Topeka shiners in Iowa at the level of 10 digit hydrologic unit code watersheds (HUC10) was qualitatively determined by comparing the current (2016-2017) distribution to distributions generated by three data sets from earlier time periods: (1) a historical database including collections dating back to the 1890s using a variety of sampling methods (Loan-Wilsey et al,.
Mr Shiners activities should serve as a lesson and act as a deterrent to him and others from acting in the same way.
This study investigated the relationship between length and weight in Spottail Shiner to understand growth patterns based on gender with respect to habitat.
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.
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Beginning in 2007, the lower Illinois River began receiving major, consistent flooding that potentially led to colonization of the La Grange Reach by both Shoal Chub and Channel Shiners from resident populations on Pool 26 of the Mississippi River.
Sam Hinchliffe has provided me with a photograph of the locals at The Three Shiners plus a newspaper cutting about its history, written by former Examiner columnist John Bright many years ago.
Different from most local bait shops, he even gets his shiners from Hog Island.
Fish and Wildlife Service's (Service) Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program with endangered species habitat restorations has served as a major stepping stone towards recovery for the endangered Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka).
Shiners are attracted to the stable conditions that thin ice provides, and the perch follow.
Eleven golden shiners and one unknown fish showed up in a routine trap net sample at Diamond Lake in mid-July.
For 1993-2001, NPPD surveys indicated that sand shiners and red shiners were the most common, at 38.6% and 34%, respectively.