Taken over the rail of the R.V. Curlew during a short break from Kittlitz's Murrelet trapping
April 8, 2016. Sunny, 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Willbarger Creek in Austin, Tx. The carpsucker had golden scales with light orange coloration on all the fins. The most distinguishable characteristic was their plump lips that protruded out. The body itself was about a foot long. They were found in the creek where the water is murky. They were caught in some nets laid out. Aside from interactions with other carpsuckers in the same bucket, no interactions were observed.
February 13, 2016. 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Sunny, clear sky. While seining the Blanco river at Barton Creek Habitat Preserve in Austin , Tx the Blacktail shiners were predominantly seen in many sizes. They are slender and has a black dot, very distinguishable at the base of caudal fin. There were other Cyprinidae and species captured along with it but the interactions are unknown.