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Shiner being called 'Rainbow Dace'
I went to the fish store today to see if they had any native fish.
The had two species - the black-banded sunfish (babies - about 3/4" and
beautiful) and something they called a 'Rainbow Dace'. It looked to me
like it was a Shiner (looked so much like the fish pictured in baensch-1).
They were about 3 inches long, deep pink (almost red) fins and a
bluish/grayish body. Whatever it was ... it sure was pretty.
Question is: Is there anything called a Rainbow Dace and if so,
does it look like a Shiner? (I ordered the Peterson's Guide from Amazon
and I should get it later this week or next week)
Sajjad Lateef ICQ#13114451 http://www.eecs.uic.edu/~slateef/
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