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Re: NFC: ID of Some Fish

--- spituch <spituch at mail_ev1.net> wrote:
> 20Plants/July%2015,%202001/07015001exp.html
> 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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