Blacktail shiner

The Blacktail shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

(red shiner X blacktail shiner) a few miles above the upstream site in 2001. The present upstream limits are in the portion of river between Dalton and Chattsworth, Georgia. More

concluded that blacktail shiners found in the Utah portion of the Virgin River probably migrated upstream from Lake Mead, but he did not speculate on the possible means of introduction into that lake. More

habits of the blacktail shiner, Notropis venustus (Cyprinidae), in Bayou Sara, Louisiana. Southwest Nat. 22(4):511-516. Harrell, H.L. 1978. Response of the Devil’s River (Texas) fish community to flooding. Copeia 1978(1):60-68. Harris, P.D., A.P. Shinn, J. Cable, and T.A. Bakke. 2004. More

Blacktail shiners are found in the southern United States west of the Appalachian Mountains. The species ranges east and west from north central Florida to West Texas, and north to southern Illinois. More

blacktail shiner, olive green above and silver on the sides. Spawning males become bluish on the sides and the fins redden. There are 7-8 rays in the dorsal fin. The anal fin has 8-10 rays (usually 9). Maximum size is only about 3.5 inches. More

Blacktail - The blacktail shiner is one of the largest and most common Cyprinella species and is named for the large, distinct spot at the base of the caudal fin Blacktip - A coastal drainage fish, the blacktip shiner is similar to the More

CHARACTERISTICS: The blacktail shiner is one of the largest and most common Cyprinella species with a slender body form that is elongate to moderately deep. More

" The blacktail shiner is a somewhat slender minnow with 8-9 rays on the anal fin, and a prominent black spot at the base of the tail fin. More

Common names

blacktail shiner in English
carpita colinegra in Spanish (español)
Jeleček černoocasý in Czech (česky)
迷人真小鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
迷人真小鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
魅美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
魅美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Cyprinella
Species : Cyprinella venusta
Authority : Girard, 1856