Bigmouth shiner

The Bigmouth shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Bigmouth Shiner (Notropis dorsalis) Back to the Minnow Family | Back to Fish Images More

TN00251 BIGMOUTH SHINER NOTROPIS DORSALIS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

Bigmouth shiner-Notropis dorsalis - Native: Yes State Rank: S5 ITIS Code: 163439 National Rank: N5 More

___ Bigmouth Shiner, Notropis dorsalis ___ * Pugnose Minnow, Notropis emiliae ___ Blackchin Shiner, Notropis heterodon ___ Blacknose Shiner, Notropis heterolepis ___ Spottail Shiner, Notropis hudsonius ___ Spotfin Shiner, Notropis spilopterus ___ Sand Shiner, Notropis stramineus More

Underhill (1958) described the bigmouth shiner as common in the Red River drainage, and found it to be one of the more common minnows taken during a survey of fishes in streams in Minnesota. More

Notropis dorsalis (Agassiz), the bigmouth shiner, was first reported from the Red River basin by Hankinson (1928), who took specimens from the Pembina River and the Red River at Pembina, and Olson (1932), who collected four specimens from the Buffalo River and two specimens from More

Common names

bigmouth shiner in English
Jeleček velkotlamý in Czech (česky)
Stormundet barbe in Danish (dansk)
大口美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
大口美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Hybopsis
Species : Hybopsis dorsalis
Authority : Agassiz, 1854