golden shiner

noun
a small, silvery freshwater minnow, Notemigonus crysoleucas, native to eastern North America and introduced into western North America: often used as live bait in sport fishing.

Origin:
1900–05

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Golden shiner record falls for second time in one month.
Also similar in appearance to the golden shiner, however golden shiner fins are yellow.
Rudd closely resemble a common baitfish, the golden shiner, and show similarities to goldfish.
The pond has a higher than average golden shiner forage base.
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