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Fish Species Description

Weed shiner

Notropis texanus

(Girard, 1856)

weed shiner Species Photo


Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:



weed shiner Region Map


Weed shiners are native to the Chattahoochee, Flint, Ochlockonee, and Suwanee drainages of Georgia. Its native status in the Ocmulgee and Oconee River systems is uncertain.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Chattahoochee, Flint, Ochlockonee, Suwanee, Ocmulgee ad Oconee River Basins

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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