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Carps Minnows and Relatives: Cypriniformes - Behavior And Reproduction, Minnow, Carps, And Loaches And Their Relatives And People, Conservation Status - PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS, GEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT, DIET

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Minnows, carps, and loaches and their relatives have an upper jaw that can extend forward and a toothless mouth. The head is almost always scaleless. Some species have one to three rows of teeth in the throat with never more than eight teeth in any one row. Other species have more of these teeth but in only one row.

Minnows, carps, and loaches and their relatives live in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.

Almost all carps, minnows, and loaches and their relatives live in freshwater.

Carps, minnows, and loaches and their relatives eat plants, insects, other fishes, plankton, and algae. Algae (AL-jee) are tiny plantlike growths that live in water and have no true roots, stems, or leaves. Plankton is made up of microscopic plants and animals drifting in the water and too small to be seen with the eye.

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about 4 years ago

if you want to catch a minnow put a minnow on your hook cast out reel it back in and i bet you catch a minnow..

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over 4 years ago

can anybody tell me whats the best bait to catch minnow?