Burrhead Shiner

Notropis asperifrons

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The burrhead shiner (Notropis asperifrons) is a species of cyprinid fish. It is endemic to the United States and occurs in the Alabama and Black Warrior River systems in southeastern Tennessee, northwestern Georgia, and Alabama, mostly above the Fall Line. It grows to 7.5 cm (3.0 in) total length. It can be locally common and occurs in rocky and sandy pools and runs of clear creeks and small rivers, usually on or near bottom.

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  1. (c) Fletcher Stone, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/38239027
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notropis_asperifrons

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