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Rugbyguy

Goldeye or Mooneye

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Rugbyguy, That appears to be a Mooneye. Check the MNDNR site under Herring and Whitefish ID. There is a photo of a Mooneye at the bottom of the page. I have, years ago pulled a mooneye out of the Minnesota River here in New Ulm, so they aren't only in the Rainy River. And actually, another name for the Goldeye is "Shad Mooneye". Phred52

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Basically the identifying factors are the eye color and how the dorsal fin aligns with the anal fin.

Based on that i would say Goldeye

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Sorry guys, I disagree, As I see it, The dorsal fin is ahead of the anal fin. If you look at the DNR pics, the Goldeye anal fin looks like it starts a little bit ahead of the dorsal fin. As per the photo, the anal fin is just behind the dorsal, making that fish a Mooneye. Plus, the eyes are too high in the head for a goldeye. Phred52

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Basically the identifying factors are the eye color .

Actually the name of this fish is a bit misleading. IMO and from what I've read on IDing these two fish, the iris color of the fish is basically identical therefore not a prime identifying factor. The dorsal vs anal fin placement is probably the best IDing factor. Also mooneyes have an arched/rounded dorsal profile (back) where the goldeyes have a flat dorsal profile.

IMO this is a mooneye, but I'm no expert.

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Originally Posted By: dtro
Basically the identifying factors are the eye color .

Actually the name of this fish is a bit misleading. IMO and from what I've read on IDing these two fish, the iris color of the fish is basically identical

IMO this is a mooneye, but I'm no expert.

There was a small river up north (Rice River) where I would catch scads of Mooneyes. None of them had a gold colored eye.

Looking at these pictures more and more I might lean towards Mooneye. But it's really hard to tell.

It's not like a species contest is on the line or anything........oh wait grin

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