Impossible to photograph through water. I'm going to have to go back with a net to get better pictures. Enough ID features in picture 1 though. If interested: http://www.unb.ca/research/institutes/cri/links/inlandfishesnb/Species/blacknosedace.html
Caught in Coleman Creek by UALR ichthyology class.
Cruising in shallows of small pond. 16-20" long. Likely introduced.
Emerald shiner caught in saine net in the ninnescah river
Male red shiner caught in saine net at the ninnescah river
The Cypriniformes are an order of ray-finned fish, including the carps, minnows, loaches and relatives. This order contains five to six families, over 320 genera, and more than 3,250 species, with new species being described every few months or so, and new genera being recognized frequently. They are most diverse in southeastern Asia, but are entirely absent from Australia and South America.