Silvery minnow

The Silvery minnow lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Silvery minnow is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) is a small herbivorous North American fish. It is one of the seven North American members of the genus Hybognathus. More

of the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow at the City of Albuquerque's Biological Park. More

"Scientific literature likens the silvery minnow to a canary in the coal mine," the judges wrote. More

"The Rio Grande silvery minnow has good recovery potential," said H. Dale Hall, director of the USFWS Southwest region. More

HABITAT AND ECOLOGY: Mississippi silvery minnows are common in low-gradient rivers and streams. The fact that they often abundant just upstream of where streams enter larger rivers or impoundments indicates a preference for flowing conditions. More

* States/US Territories in which the Rio Grande Silvery minnow is known to occur: New Mexico , Texas * USFWS Refuges in which the Rio Grande Silvery minnow is known to occur: BOSQUE DEL APACHE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE , More

Western Silvery Minnow - Hybognathus argyritis * Western Silvery Minnow Black-and-White Plate * Western Silvery Minnow Photograph Global Rank: G4 State Rank: S4 Agency Status USFWS: none More

The Rio Grande Silvery Minnow once populated a span of 2,400 miles of the Rio Grande from New Mexico to Texas. Silvery minnow eggs hatch within a mere 24 hours and its robust larvae are able to swim in just 3-4 days. More

smaller number of silvery minnows produced in the river this year. In addition, more extensive river drying will necessitate a larger resuce effort to move the silvery minnow population, which increased significantly last year, to the Albuquerque reach. More

Once abundant throughout the Rio Grande, the silvery minnow is now confined to a short reach of the Middle Rio Grande in central New Mexico. More

The Rio Grande silvery minnow was once the most abundant fish in the entire Rio Grande - a river which stretches from the mountains of southern Colorado through New Mexico, and is the border between Texas and Mexico from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico. More

2001 Rio Grande silvery minnow population monitoring = and Egg Salvage Site This project has ended for the 2002 season. More

silvery Minnow, even if that means releasing water from Heron Reservoir, something the BOR has refused to do. The action came after a coalition of environmental groups sued the BOR and the Fish and Wildlife Service over their management of the river and the fish. More

Endangered Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Gets Critical Habitat - February 20, 2003 Release from: ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, February 20, 2003 (ENS) The U. S. More

Endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow swims again By MEGAN WILDE / The Big Bend Gazette (January 2009) After a bitter-cold overnight journey, an absence of almost 50 years, and a few tangles with near extinction, the Rio Grande silvery minnow returned to the More

Rio Grande silvery minnow is a small, relatively heavy-bodied fish that is round to ovate in cross-section and rarely exceeds four inches total length. More

Common names

Parmička ouklejovitá in Czech (česky)
Silvery minnow in English
銀白魚 in Mandarin Chinese
银白鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Anabarilius
Species : Anabarilius alburnops
Authority : Regan, 1914