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A ray-finned fish (Mystacoleucus marginatus) at Zoo Negara.

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A bucktooth parrotfish (Calotomus carolinus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A bucktooth parrotfish (Calotomus carolinus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A bucktooth parrotfish (Calotomus carolinus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This animal was raised from eggs collected out of Copper Creek, a tributary to the Clinch River in Virginia.

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A longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This animal was raised from eggs collected out of Copper Creek, a tributary to the Clinch River in Virginia.

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A longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This animal was raised from eggs collected out of Copper Creek, a tributary to the Clinch River in Virginia.

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A longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This animal was raised from eggs collected out of Copper Creek, a tributary to the Clinch River in Virginia.

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A broadstriped shiner (Pteronotropis euryzonus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A broadstriped shiner (Pteronotropis euryzonus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A metalic shiner (Pteronotropis metallicus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A metallic shiner (Pteronotropis metallicus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Flagfin shiner (Pteronotropis signipinnis) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Flagfin shiner (Pteronotropis signipinnis) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Two sailfin shiners (Pteronotropis hypselopterus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Sailfin shiner (Pteronotropis hypselopterus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A scarlet shiner (Lythrurus fasciolaris) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A scarlet shiner (Lythrurus fasciolaris) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A cherry darter (Etheostoma etnieri) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A cherry darter (Etheostoma etnieri) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A banded pygmy sunfish (Elassoma zonatum) from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A banded pygmy sunfish (Elassoma zonatum) from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A lake chubsucker (Erimyzon sucetta) from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A lake chubsucker (Erimyzon sucetta) from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Rainbow shiners (Notropis chrosomus) in spawning colors, from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This species has translucent color from pink to golden with a silver-black stripe along its flanks. The base of its fins are of a reddish color. Adult males change their color during the mating period. Their ventral fins become blue, their head turns purple and their nose turns red.

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Rainbow shiners (Notropis chrosomus) in spawning colors, from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This species has translucent color from pink to golden with a silver-black stripe along its flanks. The base of its fins are of a reddish color. Adult males change their color during the mating period. Their ventral fins become blue, their head turns purple and their nose turns red.

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Rainbow shiners (Notropis chrosomus) in spawning colors, from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This species has translucent color from pink to golden with a silver-black stripe along its flanks. The base of its fins are of a reddish color. Adult males change their color during the mating period. Their ventral fins become blue, their head turns purple and their nose turns red.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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A male and female ray-finned fish at Zoo Plzeň. The species is undescribed, though it resembles Tawi Atair garra (Garra dunsirei).

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A male and female ray-finned fish at Zoo Plzeň. The species is undescribed, though it resembles Tawi Atair garra (Garra dunsirei).

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A ray-finned fish at Zoo Plzeň. The species is undescribed, though it resembles Tawi Atair garra (Garra dunsirei).

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A female critically endangered ray-finned fish species (Garra festai) at Zoo Plzeň. This species is from Lebanon.

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A female critically endangered ray-finned fish species (Garra festai) at Zoo Plzeň. This species is from Lebanon.

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