White river spinedace

This spindace ranges from green to olive above, a brassy silver on the sides, becoming a silvery white underneath.

The White river spinedace lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The White river spinedace is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

* White River spinedace Lepidomeda albivallis * Pahranagat spinedace Lepidomeda altivelis * White River springfish Crenichthys baileyi In addition, the Railroad Valley springfish Crenichthys nevadae is considered part of the White River fauna. More

The White River spinedace, Lepidomeda albivallis, is a critically endangered cyprinid fish of Nevada, occurring only in the White River in the southeastern part of the state. More

AND LAWS: The White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) has been designated an Endangered species pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (50 CFR 17.11; P.L. 93-205, 87 Stat. 884; 16 U.S.C. 1531-1540), as amended. The species has this status wherever found including the State of Nevada. More

A Continuing Success Story – The Endangered White River spinedace was one such species that had previously been lost in this area. Endemic to the upper White River system, the spinedace was extirpated from the Preston and Lund town spring systems. More

White River Spinedace/Virgin Spinedace Click for larger image White River Spinedace/Virgin Spinedace White River Spinedace/Virgin Spinedace - ORIGINAL ART SKU Number:ORIG-50 Price: $600. More

The White River spinedace commonly attains a total length of over 10.2 cm (4 in). It is brightly colored, with bright brassy green to olive above, silvery on sides, silvery white below, splashed with sooty blotches on the sides. More

The White River spinedace is one of seven taxa in the minnow family that are placed in a unique subgroup because the first two dorsal fin rays and pelvic fin rays are stiff and spine-like. More

* Safe Harbor Agreement for White River Spinedace at Indian Springs, White Pine County, NV - Safe Harbor Agreement for White River Spinedace at Indian Springs, White Pine County, NV = Note: More

habitats are the White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) of the upper White River; the Virgin River spinedace (L. mollispinis mollispinis) of the Virgin River; the Big Spring spinedace (L. More

While the White River spinedace and marsh sandwort have already benefited from establishment of additional locations, the Palos Verdes blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdensis) is poised to do so, thanks to the work of Partners and Endangered Species biologists from the Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office. More

White River spinedace spawning behavior has never been directly observed, and specific spawning requirements are unknown. Young of the year have been observed during mid-summer and fall indicating that they spawn primarily in the spring months. More

population of White River Spinedace is in a single coolwater (65-71oF) spring In Kirch Wildlife Area, owned and controlled by the Nevada Dept. of Wildlife. More

Common names

Trněnka elissonská in Czech (česky)
white river spinedace in English
白河刺鱥 in Chinese (中文)
白河刺鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Lepidomeda
Species : Lepidomeda albivallis
Authority : Miller and Hubbs, 1960