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Western Mosquitofish

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Gambusia affinis
This fish is in the livebearer family, along with many popular aquarium fish such as guppies, mollies and swordtails. They share the same general body shape, and, like the others, have internal fertilization and bear live young. More

White Bass

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Morone chrysops
Other Names: Striped bass, striper, streaker, silver bass, sand bass. Silvery, spiny-rayed elongated fish with several dark horizontal streaks along the sides. Back is blue-gray with silvery reflections. Sides are silvery with a faint blue-green tinge and several horizontal olive-gray streaks. More

White Crappie

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Pomoxis annularis
Also called "papermouth," "bachelor perch" or just "crappie," this popular panfish is deep bodied and strongly compressed laterally (slab-sided). The sides are silver with 5-10 often faint vertical bars. The upper jaw is long, reaching past the middle of eye. More

White Sucker

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Catostomus commersoni
A smaller-bodied sucker with fine scales, the white sucker has a short dorsal fin and lips covered with small bumps. Its coloration makes it almost invisible when resting on a gravel stream bed. More