Bigeye shiner

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

The Bigeye shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Bigeye shiner-Notropis boops - Native: Yes State Rank: S? ITIS Code: 163430 National Rank: N5 More

Bigeye - The bigeye shiner is a deep-bodied somewhat compressed minnow with large eyes and large, oblique mouth generally confined to upland streams in the Mississippi basin from the Tennessee and Ohio river drainages. More

The bigeye shiner is similar to and found sympatrically with the Tennessee shiner, N. leuciodus, which lacks pigment on the tip of the lower jaw. ADULT SIZE: 1.2 to 3. More

of longear sunfish and bigeye shiners at various flow velocities for varying length of times. Percent success of fishes that could endure such flows was recorded. Longear sunfish could successfully traverse low flows less than 19 cm/sec for up to 14 minute intervals. More

Size: The Bigeye Shiner grows to a length of 9cm (3 More

Common names

bigeye shiner in English
Jeleček velkooký in Czech (česky)
大眼美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
大眼美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis boops
Authority : Gilbert, 1884