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#818112 - 07/12/08 04:49 PM What is it?
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I have caught a few of these in my minnow traps. This one is about 2" but I had a couple closer to 4".

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#818190 - 07/12/08 06:24 PM Re: What is it? [Re: ]
ewc
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Registered: 02/01/02
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Loc: Knoxville

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It sort of looks like E. spectabile - orangethroat darter.

Been too many years since Et's class.

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#818302 - 07/12/08 07:48 PM Re: What is it? [Re: ewc]
easy45
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it defintely a type of darter, but I didn't pay enough attention in college to remember what kind
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#818350 - 07/12/08 08:19 PM Re: What is it? [Re: ]
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I had been not been using them to fish with but not because of I had even thought about the possibility of them being protected or endangered. I was afraid they might be one of the nuisance species and didn't want to take a chance of spreading anything bad.
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#819709 - 07/13/08 04:58 PM Re: What is it? [Re: 8up]
Crosshairy
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Registered: 08/22/06
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beats me, those don't grow on my end of the state (I don't think)
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#820081 - 07/13/08 09:18 PM Re: What is it? [Re: ]
7mm08
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Registered: 09/12/07
Posts: 5190
Loc: In a river hopefully!

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If you caught it on the coast of SC, I would say it was a mummichog, AKA, mudminnow.
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#822375 - 07/15/08 10:05 AM Re: What is it? [Re: ewc]
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#822840 - 07/15/08 04:21 PM Re: What is it? [Re: buckhorn40]
holstonangler
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Registered: 02/25/06
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Loc: Johnson City

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Might be a redline darter....
Check out this photo.. species of the month..
http://twra4streams.homestead.com/

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