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Fish Species Description

Blue shiner

Cyprinella caerulea

(Jordan, 1877)

blue shiner Species Photo

Classification

Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:

Status: Federally Threatened, State Endangered


Freshwater

blue shiner Region Map

Notes:


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Coosa River Basin.



Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:


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DNR Species Conservation Status Map

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DNR Species Profile



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