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Golden Shiner Details
Name: Golden Shiner
Water Type: freshwater
Latin Name: Notemigonus crysoleucas
Common Names: Golden Shiner
Ideal Water Temp: 70-80F
World Record:
Description: Both Notemigonus and crysoleucas are Greek, meaning "angled back" and "golden white" (a reference to the fish's color). The golden shiner is a deep-bodied minnow. There are 7-9 branched rays in the dorsal fin, and 8-19 branches rays in the anal fin. The mouth is small and upturned. The lateral line has a strong downward curve. The back is olive green, with a darker stripe along the midline. The sides range in color from silver to gold. Texas, golden shiners in excess of 8 inches and weighing 0.25 pounds have been reported.
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Added by paulbonf from the trip entitled Spring has come
Avg. Rating: 5
# of Ratings: 3
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   Huge Golden Shiner! Huge Golden Shiner!
I had no idea they got this big. 9.5", 6.2oz.
Added by ladyluv
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# of Ratings: 1
# of Comments: 2

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Added by djuliano67

   Wife's first catch ever! Wife's first catch ever!
Added by bcodkind from the trip entitled First of the season!
Avg. Rating: 4
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Golden Shiner about 8" Golden Shiner about 8"
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   Golden Shiner Golden Shiner
We angle for these, this one is in a special frame I made for taking photos of little fish.
Added by catch-m-all
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# of Ratings: 1
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