Plains minnow

The Plains minnow lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

whereas plains minnow have smaller eyes centered above the tip of the snout. We emphasize that model predictions should be verified with the supplemental qualitative characteristics such as fin shape, pigmentation, and maximum body size that are described in the final report. More

The plains minnow, Hybognathus placitus, is a small silvery fish native to many rivers of the central United States. More

General DescriptionThe plains minnow is similar to the western silvery minnow in many features. It is native, silvery in color, found in the same major drainage and even at the same sites as the western silvery minnow, eats similar foods and attains about the same size. More

the Plains minnow is found in the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Habitat: In New Mexico, the plains minnow appears along main channels of major streams and a short distance up tributary streams; it travels in groups, or schools. More

The plains minnow is found primarily in the southwest Central Plains Aquatic Subregion in the Missouri River drainage in Iowa. It has mostly been collected in the larger rivers including the Missouri, Nishnabotna, and Grand rivers (Harlan et al. 1987). More

minnow, and plains minnow live primarily in the mainstem South Platte River and major tributary streams of the foothills and plains (e.g., Cache la Poudre River, St. Vrain Creek), and in plains tributaries (e.g. More

the Plains Minnow and expanded in the Western Silvery Minnow. More

plains minnow, Hybognathus placitus (Cyprinidae), in the Cimarron River, Oklahoma. The Southwestern Naturalist 33(1):27-33. Miller, R.J., and H.W. Robison. 1973. The Fishes of Oklahoma. Okla. State. Univ. Press, Stillwater. 246 pp. Ostrand, K.G., and G.R. Wilde. 2001. More

Restoring Plains Minnow Habitat in the Central Platte River As the central Platte River winds its way through the prairies of Nebraska, it attracts large groups of waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and other feathered visitors. More

The Plains Minnow is abundant in all Kansas streams that have broad beds of sand and shallow, braided flow. More

The plains minnow is found from Louisiana to North Dakota. More

relative abundance of plains minnow and a general increase in relative abundance of red shiner throughout the basin. More

Common names

Jeleček coloradský in Czech (česky)
plains minnow in English
素色突頜魚 in Mandarin Chinese
素色突颌鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Hybognathus
Species : Hybognathus placitus
Authority : Girard, 1856