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Summary information for SHINER, SPOTFIN
Common Name SHINER, SPOTFIN
Scientific Name CYPRINELLA SPILOPTERA
Status NONGAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs on riffles of permanent streams with clear water, sand, gravel, or rubble bottom and slow to moderate current. Is occasionally found in reservoirs.
Distribution Occurs in the Gasconade, Meramec, upper Mississippi, and Spring rivers, occasionally in the lower Missouri and lower Mississippi river as far south as Scott county *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BARTON, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CRAWFORD, DENT, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, JASPER, JEFFERSON, LACLEDE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, MARIES, MARION, MONTGOMERY, OSAGE, PHELPS, PULASKI, RALLS, SCOTT, ST. CHARLES, ST. FRANCOIS, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, TEXAS, WASHINGTON, WEBSTER, WRIGHT

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