Please add Golden shiner,

Common Name: 
Golden shiner
Main Photo: 
We took the contract job to manage Leon Brooks Hines State Fishing Lake in Wing, Alabama. There is a little pond behind the lake and this was pulled out of it with a Wiggler. Would like to confirm that it os a Golden Shiner.
Species Assigned: 
Shiner, Golden
Adult Size : 
Region Caught: 
North America
Closed Without Identification: 


Amia Calva's picture

Might be a Rudd, will confirm once I get my books

Not sure how common rudd are in Alabama

zippyFX's picture

The gill plate and the depth of the body are making me lean towards Golden Shiner.