The Numerous Minnow Family, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-31


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THE NUMEROUS MINNOW FAMILY The great majority of the bait minnows used by anglers in America belong to the Gyprinidae which is the carp or minnow family proper Two or three are catfishes three or fouj are darters and some nr r tile young of several species of suckers The mud minnow is nqt a minnow at all any more than It is a young dogfish though many fishermen will assure you that it is the Intter In North America there are about 130 species of true min ¬ nows mostly of small size though there fire some in the west which will attain a length of four or five feet The term minnow means a member of the Cyprinldae family whatever may be its size Thj propOr liuu for youngfjs is fry

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