Waccamaw silverside

Known only from Lake Waccamaw and the upper Waccamaw River in Columbus County, North Carolina, the silverside is found in the upper Waccamaw River only during periods of high water and is not a permanent resident.

The Waccamaw silverside lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.6 - 6.8 environment.

Waccamaw Silverside in North Carolina - WACCAMAW SILVERSIDE Menidia extensa STATUS: Threatened DESCRIPTION: The Waccamaw silverside, also known as skipjack or glass minnow, is a small (growing to about 2. More

species, such as the Waccamaw Silverside , that are native only to Lake Waccamaw. More

Waccamaw silverside, Menidia extensa is known as the Waccamaw glassminnow, skipjack (08,11), or glass minnow (18). More

* States/US Territories in which the Waccamaw silverside is known to occur: North Carolina * For more information: http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/life_histories/E01P. More

species of fish, such as the Waccamaw Silverside, that are native only to Lake Waccamaw.. Lake Waccamaw has a broad, flat bottom of gyttja (mud) and peat encircled by sandy shallows and submerged sandy terraces that extend up to 500 m offshore. More

The Waccamaw Silverside Fish is a small, thin fish. Its eyes are large, and its jaws are angled upward. It's almost transparent with a silver stripe. It lives in the Waccamaw River Basin, Columbus County, North Carolina. More

Waccamaw silverside - Menidia extensa - Lake Waccamaw in its entirety to mean high water level, and Big Creek from its mouth at Lake Waccamaw upstream approximately 0.6kilometer (0.4mile) to where the creek is crossed by County Road 1947. More

US Counties within North Carolina in which the Waccamaw silverside, is known to occur: State County North Carolina Columbus Export options: CSV | EXCEL | XML | PDF This report contains Counties in which More

mollusk species (the Waccamaw silverside is listed as Threatened on the Federal Endangered Species List). More

Designated Critical Habitat Waccamaw Silverside (2007, in PDF format 8.5" x 11" color, 49.6KB) Designated Critical Habitat Spotfin Chub (2007, in PDF format 8. More

Common names

Ährenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Meerschaum in German (Deutsch)
Skipjack in English
waccamaw silverside in English
淡水美洲原銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese
淡水美洲原銀漢魚 in Unknown
淡水美洲原银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
淡水美洲原银汉鱼 in Unknown

Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Atherinopsidae
Genus : Menidia
Species : Menidia extensa
Authority : Hubbs and Raney, 1946