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Fish Species Description

Weed shiner

Notropis texanus

(Girard, 1856)

weed shiner Species Photo

Classification

Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:

Status:


Freshwater

weed shiner Region Map

Notes:

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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