One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small freshwater fish of the minnow family that uses the hard ridge on its lower jaw to scrape food, especially algae, from rocks.
- ‘As streams become more silt laden, gravel nesting sites become lost, and species like the stoneroller decline.’
- ‘As a species, stonerollers are fairly intolerant of silt and disappear from degraded streams.’
- ‘Found in both pools and riffles over a sand-gravel substrate, stonerollers require some current.’
- ‘We netted lots of sunfish, and some stonerollers and blackspotted topminnows.’
- ‘Typically, the central stoneroller lives in small streams in riffle areas (shallow water where the flow is broken by the stones and gravel on the streambed).’
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