BLACKTAIL SHINER Cyprinella venusta
3". Colorado County north of Columbus
1.5". San Jacinto River @ Rt 150, San Jacinto County
1.75". Navasota River @ Hwy 30, Brazos County
Pharyngeal arch with tooth formula 1,4-(4,1). Note some teeth were broken off.
The blacktail shiner is the most common minnow in clear waters in the Houston
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