Texas shiner

Texas Shiner is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Notropis.

The Texas shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Texas Shiner (Notropis amabilis) = Drawing of Texas Shiner (Notropis amabilis) Illustration More

The Texas shiner is distinguished by large eyes, black lips and a clear stripe just above a black stripe along its side. The stripe is most distinct toward the rear of the fish, close to the tail fin. More

Common names

carpita texana in Spanish (español)
Jeleček líbezný in Czech (česky)
Texas shiner in English
得克萨斯美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
德克薩斯美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis amabilis
Authority : Girard, 1856