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Common Shiner

Common Shiner

Luxilus cornutus
Principally found in central and west-central Missouri in short, direct tributaries of the Missouri River, this minnow is very similar to the striped shiner, only it lacks dusty sprinkles of pigment on its chin and (except for breeding males) lacks dark lines on the upper part of its body.

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Connect to MDC Runge Conservation Nature Center with a text

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Conservation Agent Samantha Rhoades

Osage County's new conservation agent is Samantha Rhoades.

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Joanie Straub, center, received the Conservation Communicator of the Year Award

Conservation Communicator of the Year

Joanie Straub received the Communicator of the Year Award from Bass Pro Shops Columbia Store Manager David Smith, right, and Conservation Federation Executive Director Brandon Butler, left.

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Color illustration of Crystal Darter

Crystal Darter

Crystallaria asprella
This pale, very slender darter is Endangered in Missouri. Formerly known from many river drainages in the east-central and southeastern parts of our state, it apparently now lives only in the Gasconade and Black rivers.

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CWD Management Zone Map

CWD Management Zone Map

The northeastern counties of Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan highlighted in gray show the Missouri Department of Conservation's original CWD management area in and around where chronic wasting disease was first discovered in Linn and Macon counties. The central Missouri counties of Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, and Osage, and the northeastern counties of Knox, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, and Putnam highlighted in brown show MDC's expanded, current CWD management area in and around where the disease was later confirmed in Cole and Adair counties.

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Dead fish at Diana Bend Conservation Area are due to lack of oxygen in water

Dead Fish at Diana Bend Conservation Area

Dead fish at Diana Bend Conservation Area are due to lack of oxygen in water.

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