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Studies found that a derivative excreted by juiced cattle reduces minnows' fertility, transforms female zebrafish into males, and induces other masculinizing effects.
Snow Lake contains a healthy population of lake chubsuckers - not a game fish, but one of Ohio's rarest suckers, a small, freshwater fish barely larger than a minnow -- and an indicator species only found in high-quality glacial lakes, Seidel said.
For having been found at the depths of the ocean, the snailfish is unexpectedly cute, more resembling a small minnow than one of the ocean's deep creatures.
Bank anglers are catching smallmouth, spotted and largemouth bass in crawfish as well as live minnows or nightcrawlers at daybreak.
Outlook: Don and Tom’s Bait and Tackle reports: Catfish fair on dip baits over bean holes; crappies fair to good on jigs and minnows.
The 2017 Gold Cup heads into the quarterfinal stage this week, and although the U.S. struggled in a 1-1 tie with Panama and squeaked by regional minnow Martinique 3-2, coach Bruce Arena did not seem worried.
Creek trek For ages 8-12, climb rocks and look for crystals, fossils, minnows, aquatic insects and more at Long Branch Creek.
Lake County officials are also deploying larvicides and sprays, as well as gambusia minnows, which eat mosquito larvae, Scott said.
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Origin and Etymology of minnow
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of minnow for English Language Learners
: a very small fish that is often used as bait to catch larger fish
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