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Pugnose Shiner

Notropis anogenus

Pugnose shiners are endangered in Michigan as they are extremely sensitive to any turbidity. In 2018, FOTR’s surveys of Upper Long Lake in Bloomfield Township found a healthy population in this clear vegetated lake.

Pugnose Shiner Distribution

black dots = sampling sites; red blocks = species present