Monday, May 4, 2009

Sinking Creek Fish

Group: Tyler Y, David B, Pat K , Ross A, Travis J

Northern Hog Sucker (Hypentelium nigricans)-concave between eyes
-dark saddles on back
-larger than Roanoke hog sucker

Rock Bass (Ambloplites rupestris)
-compressed body
-red eye
-dark edge on anal fin

Telescope Shiner (Notropis telescopus)
-large eye
-dark stripe on side
-large terminal mouth

Stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum)
-stocky body
-hard ridge on lower jaw
-inferior mouth

Rosyside Dace (Clinostomus funduloides)
-large upturned mouth
-dark line on side
-red/pink color on side

Crescent Shiner (Luxilus cerasinus)
-several dark crescents on side of body
-terminal mouth
-rounded snout

Rosefin Shiner (Lythrurus ardens)
-large terminal mouth
-dark spot on anterior base of dorsal
-rosy patterns on tips of fins

Mottled Sculpin (Cottus bairdi)
-large broad head
-light colored chin
-orange band on first dorsal fin

Blacknose Dace (Rhinichthys atratulus)
-snout overhangs mouth
-dark stripe down side
-speckled back

1 comment:

  1. Forgot Ross
    The full group is: Tyler Y, David B, Pat K, Ross A