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Fish Species Description

Sandbar shiner

Notropis scepticus

(Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)

sandbar shiner Species Photo

Classification

Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:

Status: State Rare


Freshwater

sandbar shiner Region Map

Notes:


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Savannah 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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