- an American minnow, Campostoma anomalum, named from its habit of moving stones as it feeds.
- any of several other minnows or suckers with similar habits, as Hypentelium nigricans.
Origin of stoneroller
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The stoneroller was most abundant at the upper Neosho station and was not taken at the lower Marais des Cygnes station.
The stoneroller prefers fast, relatively clear water over rubble or gravel-bottom.
The stoneroller was usually abundant at upstream stations and was found in the mainstream of the Wakarusa River.Fishes of the Wakarusa River in Kansas
James E. Deacon