Monday, May 4, 2009

Unkown Fish ID

Banded Sculpin (Cottus carolinae)
-distinct bands on side
-disconnected dorsal fin
-mottling on chin

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
-deep body
-small mouth
-vertical lines down body

Redline Darter (Etheostoma rufilineatum)
-eyes on top of head
-barred pattern down side
-slightly rounded caudal

Spotfin Shiner (Cyprinella spiloptera)
-diamond shaped scales
-spot on base of caudal
-upturned mouth

Northern Hogsucker (Hypentelium nigricans)
-saddles down side
-scales same size
-indent on top of head

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