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White Bass

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.

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White Crappie

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.

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White Sucker

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.

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