The Cutlips Minnow is an olive-green medium-sized minnow with a distinguishing lower jaw.
The Cutlips Minnow (Exoglossum maxillingua) is an olive-green medium-sized minnow (average 6 inches) with a distinguishing lower jaw. Isolated from all other minnows by its three-lobed lower jaw with the middle lobe sticking out like a tongue. More
), and cutlips minnows build nests of this type. Fallfish nests have been measured as large as 6 feet in diameter and 3 feet high. More
* Cutlips minnows, fish in the genus Exoglossum * Desert minnows, fish in the genus Dionda * Eurasian minnows, fish in the genus Phoxinus * Loach Minnow (Rhinichthys cobitis) * Pikeminnows, More
The cutlips minnow, Exoglossum maxillingua, is a poorly studied cyprinid fish. This dissertation represents the first comprehensive study of its biology. Life history studies were conducted using four populations of cutlips minnows. More
Show IPA Use cutlips minnow in a SentenceSee web results for cutlips minnowSee images of cutlips minnow–noun a cyprinid fish, Exoglossum maxillingua, of northeastern U.S. coastal waters, having a three-lobed lower lip. More
1 of 4 cutlips minnow photos in the UM collection Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA site. University of Michigan Museum of Zoology cutlips minnow (photo credit Bob Jenkins and Noel Burkhead) Globe icon indicates link to a non-NOAA site. More