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Re: NFC: ID of Some Fish
--- spituch <spituch at mail_ev1.net> wrote:
> These fish are slimmer, more torpedo like, and have
> broader and
> rounder heads than the shiners. I would appreciate
> if someone
> could tell me what kind of fish they are. They
> like to stay on
> the bottom of the tank.
From your pictures I would guess that your unknown
fish is a species in the genus Hybopsis (chubs). It
appears that the anterior dorsal ray fins are longer
than the posterior dorsal ray fins; that is a defining
character for this genus.
Boo Radley, Saraland, Alabama
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