Steelcolor shiner

The Steelcolor shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

steelcolor shiner Region Map Notes: Basin Distribution in Georgia: In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee River Basin. Click here to download an Adobe Acrobat version of the map that also includes streams. More

TN00278 STEELCOLOR SHINER NOTROPIS WHIPPLEI Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

The gilt darter and the steelcolor shiner were only collected in 1942 from a single site (MDC 1998a). This site became part of Norfork Lake whose dam was completed in 1944 (MDNR 1994a). More

The steelcolor shiner is easily confused with the spotfin shiner, C. spiloptera. ADULT SIZE: 1.6 to 5. More

Diagnosis: The steelcolor shiner is a compressed and bluish-silvery shiner with a faint lateral band on the caudal peduncle; usually a well-developed scapular bar; a pointed snout; a small eye; a black blotch in the posterior rays of the dorsal fin; the dorsal fin More

Common names

Steelcolor shiner in English
惠氏真小鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
惠氏真小鲤 in Mandarin Chinese

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