Burrhead shiner

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

The Burrhead shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, depth range 1 - 2 m environment.

Characteristics: The body form of the burrhead shiner is elongate and rounded in cross section. The head is somewhat triangular, with a blunt snout and inferior, horizontal mouth. A dark, narrow lateral band extends from the caudal fin and encircles the snout. More

Burrhead shiner, Notropis asperifrons Ebenezer Swamp, Shelby Co. More

Burrhead - The burrhead shiner is a Mobile basin endemic that looks similar to the Coosa shiner, but the burrhead shiner has a predorsal stripe. More

Burrhead shiner, Notropis asperifrons Ebenezer Swamp, Shelby County, AL, 02/07/05 Home Burrhead shiner (Notropis asperifrons) Burrhead shiner, Notropis asperifrons Department of Biology More

Bob Muller has been working with a group of Burrhead shiners (Notropis asperifrons) from Sipsey Fork in Alabama in order to observe their spawning habits and activities. More

burrhead shiner Region Map Notes: Basin Distribution in Georgia: In Georgia, occurs in the Coosa River basin. Click here to download an Adobe Acrobat version of the map that also includes streams. More

* burrhead shiner, Notropis asperifrons * silverstripe shiner, Notropis stilbius * riffle minnow, Phenacobius catostomus * Alabama hogsucker, Hypentelium etowanum * southern studfish, Fundulus stellifer More

Common names

burrhead shiner in English
Jeleček drsnočelý in Czech (česky)
糙額美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
糙額美洲鱥 in Unknown
糙额美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
糙额美洲鱥 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis asperifrons
Authority : Suttkus and Raney, 1955