Pugnose shiner

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

The Pugnose shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The pugnose shiner is a small minnow that rarely exceeds two inches in length. It has a light, straw-colored back, silvery sides, and a white belly. Its most distinctive feature is its small mouth that is so sharply upturned it is nearly vertical. More

Pugnose Shiner (Notropis anogenus) The pugnose shiner occurs in a narrow band from the St. Lawrence River in New York to North Dakota. More

Features: The Pugnose Shiner (Notropis anogenus) is a delicate, slender minnow (maximum length is about five centimetres) with an extremely small upturned mouth. Its overall colouration is silvery, with a dark stripe running laterally down the body from the snout. More

Pugnose shiner-Notropis anogenus - Native: Yes State Rank: S1 ITIS Code: 163424 National Rank: N3 More

Notropis anogenus Forbes, the pugnose shiner, was unknowingly collected by Woolman (1896). Carl Hubbs (UMMZ) identified a single specimen in a collection of blacknose shiners made by Woolman in the Sheyenne River at Lisbon (Hankinson 1928) (Figure A27). More

The pugnose shiner is one of the rarest minnows in North America. Populations of this fish have been reduced or extirpated in the United States and in Canada, its range is diminishing. More

The pugnose shiner is a small (38-56 mm) straw colored minnow with a distinctively tiny almost vertical upturned mouth. More

The pugnose shiner has never been abundant in New York and lives only in bays of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Because of its rarity, few people have seen this fish. Thankfully it appears to be maintaining its numbers in two areas. More

Pugnose Shiner (Notropis anogenus) Scientific name: Notropis anogenus SARA Status: Under consideration COSEWIC Status: Endangered (November 2002) Region: Ontario Related Information - SARA Status More

Pugnose Shiner (Notropis anogenus) Back to the Minnow Family | Back to Fish Images More

___ * Pugnose Shiner, Notropis anogenus ___ Emerald Shiner, Notropis atherinoides ___ River Shiner, Notropis blennius ___ Common Shiner, Notropis cornutus ___ Bigmouth Shiner, Notropis dorsalis ___ * Pugnose Minnow, Notropis emiliae ___ Blackchin Shiner, Notropis heterodon More

Common names

Jeleček tuponosý in Czech (česky)
pugnose shiner in English
无颏美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
無頦美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis anogenus
Authority : Forbes, 1885