Tallapoosa shiner

The Tallapoosa shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Some other species, such as the Tallapoosa shiner, a minnow that lives almost exclusively in the Tallapoosa River system in northern Georgia and Alabama, would be taken off the protected list. More

and the Tallapoosa Shiner, only found in the Tallapoosa, and its closest relative is the Tricolor Shiner, only found in the Coosa,” Johnston said. “The Tallapoosa has some very special fishes that are only found there. More

topminnow, Tallapoosa shiner, and the bluefin killifish. The poster was produced by Legacy, Inc. and a team of volunteers in 1999. To request a copy, click here. More

ranges do not overlap, the Tallapoosa shiner is most closely related to the tricolor shiner, C. trichroistia. Males of the two species can be distinguished by breeding tubercle patterns and snout shapes. ADULT SIZE: 2 to 2. More

Tallapoosa shiner (Cyprinella gibbsi) populations is being determined. The aim of this research is to understand the geographic distribution of genetic diversity of these rare (though not yet endangered) species so that informed decisions can be made about conservation efforts. More

Common names

Jelčík Gibbsův in Czech (česky)
tallapoosa shiner in English
吉氏真小鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
吉氏真小鲤 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Cyprinella
Species : Cyprinella gibbsi
Authority : Howell and Williams, 1971