Redside dace

The species is most abundant in Pennsylvania, especially in the upper parts of the Susquehanna River drainage.

The Redside dace lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The redside dace (Clinostomus elongatus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family, found in the United States and Canada. It is unique among minnows, being the only species to routinely feed on flying insects by leaping from water. More

The only documented collection of the redside dace in Iowa was made by Meek (1892) in the Yellow River in Allamakee County, in the vicinity of Postville (Harlan and Speaker 1969). More

All of Canada’s redside dace live in southwestern Ontario, more than 80 percent of them in the Golden Horseshoe, the intensely developed industrial heartland of Canada at the western tip of Lake Ontario. More

Project Description: Redside dace populations have been lost from many river systems in Ontario and the length of stream occupied by remaining populations has been greatly reduced. More

The redside dace (Clinostomus elongotus) is the most common member of this genus in New York. More

The redside dace is a small minnow with a distinct white-yellow band extending from the snout to the tail that separates the dark back of the fish from a distinct red band on the lower side of the fish. More

significant threat to Redside Dace, on account of siltation (rivers and streams being clogged with silt), loss of vegetation and changes in stream channel. A second tree planting at the same location May 3 expanded the project. More

Redside dace are one of the most colorful minnows. Their backs are iridescent dark green or blue with a gold stripe on the side. There is a red band that runs from the gills to mid-body below the gold stripe. More

The Redside Dace… a Species at Risk in Ontario = This species has been identified as Endangered by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). More

The redside dace needs help to stay alive, say members of the York Simcoe Naturalists, who are calling on you to speak up for these minnow-size fish. A public outcry to representatives of the Species at Risk Act is needed, they said. More

Threatened redside dace discovered in King The summer of 2006 is proving to be exciting for the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority's (LSRCA) Senior Fisheries Biologist Jeff Andersen and his crew of volunteers with the discovery of a population of a threatened More

Early last month, they discovered 10 redside dace at one site in Kettleby Creek. He said they made the discovery with the aid of a back-pack electrofisher, which he described as "a glorified car battery. More

Redside Dace in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Indigenous or Bait Bucket Escapees Jessica Comben, , Michigan Nancy Kirkpatrick, , The redside dace (Clinostomus elongatus) is an endangered minnow species in Michigan with populations in the southeastern region of the More

redside dace – had retreated to the depths of shallow pools to wait out winter. For the moment, they were safe because the stream, although it might crust over with ice, is fed by relatively warm groundwater and does not freeze to the bottom. More

What sets the Redside Dace apart from other species is its unique role as the only minnow to habitually feed on flying insects, which it does leaping out of the water. More

Features: The Redside Dace (Clinostomus elongatus) has an unusually large mouth for a minnow. Adults are silvery with red sides and a purple sheen, especially in males. They grow to about 11 cm long. More

Distribution: The redside dace is found in eastern North America. In the U.S. it occurs in the upper Mississippi River drainage north of Kentucky from Minnesota to New York State. More

The greatest threat to the redside dace is the degradation of stream habitats. PROBLEMS 1. More

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Common names

Jelčík rudoboký in Czech (česky)
Nordamerikanischer Karpfenfisch in German (Deutsch)
redside dace in English
斜口鱥魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斜口鱥鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Clinostomus
Species : Clinostomus elongatus
Authority : Kirtland, 1840