Striped shiner

The Striped shiner lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The striped shiner is a deep-bodied and slab-sided large species of minnow. They have large scales and silvery sides with a darker colored back. More

Characteristics: The striped shiner has a deep head and compressed body. Its large scales are generally much higher than they are wide on the sides, and the pigment on some scales forms crescent-shaped bars. More

Common names: striped shiner, common shiner striped shiner A Holston River striped shiner - photo by Jim Negus Species Overview The striped shiner is very common in middle and east Tennessee streams. More

Luxilus chrysocephalus isolepis (southern striped shiner) – Mountain Fork River, McCurtain County, Oklahoma (Hubbs and Brown in: Ortenburger and Hubbs 1927). More

Striped Shiner - Luxilus chrysocephalus has large scale which are noticably taller than they are wide on the side and small bumps on the head. Breeding males turn rose red color on the snout, lower head, and venter, while their sides become scarlet. More

Striped shiner; Wedgespot shiner; Yellowfin shiner; Coastal shiner; Sharpnose shiner; Rosyface shiner; Topeka shiner; Sand shiner; Flagfin shiner; Mimic shiner; Phantom shiner; Blackmouth shiner; Blackchin shiner; Blacknose shiner; Sailfin shiner; Ironcolor shiner; Bridle shiner; River shiner; Bigeye shiner; Ghost shiner; Pugnose shiner; More

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Common names

Jeleček zlatohlavý in Czech (česky)
striped shiner in English
閃光美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
闪光美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Luxilus
Species : Luxilus chrysocephalus
Authority : Rafinesque, 1820