- any of various small freshwater minnows with red fins, especially a shiner, Notropis umbratilis, of streams in central North America.
Origin of redfin
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After an hour I found this the perching-place of fourteen Redfin tads, and at the very summit was Guinevere.Edge of the Jungle
The redfin shiner flourished in all the streams surveyed except the Arkansas and Walnut Rivers.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas
Artie L. Metcalf
- any of various small cyprinid fishes of the genus Notropis, esp N. cornutus . They have reddish fins and are popular aquarium fishes