Cahaba shiner

The Cahaba Shiner is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

The Cahaba shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Cahaba shiner is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

basin, the Cahaba shiner has a lateral stripe with straight dorsal and ventral edges on the caudal peduncle, no well-defined predorsal stripe or spot, and a breast usually characterized by embedded or exposed scales. More

The Cahaba Shiner (Notropis cahabae) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found only in the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Notropis cahabae. More

The Cahaba shiner was one of these endemic fishes. Unfortunately, the Cahaba shiner is no longer found in the Cahaba River. (Left Picture: Blue Shiner) Many other fish species are no longer found in the Cahaba River. More

The Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae) is an endangered species once thought to be endemic (to only occur) in a 76-mile stretch of the main river channel of the Cahaba. More

example, the Cahaba shiner was historically found in 60 miles of the Cahaba, but today it can only be found in a small 15-mile stretch of the river. More

Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Glossary & References More

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We found that Cahaba shiners deposit their eggs in fine vegetation. The eggs resemble a mucus-like mass. More

Cahaba Shiner (Notropis cahabae) (2003) © David Whiteside More

survey of the Cahaba shiner, NOTROPIS CAHABAE, 1992-1993. Alabama Geological Survey Circular 181:1-14. * Stewart, JH. 1992. Cahaba shiner public hearing statement. USFWS document. 7 pp. More

Common names

cahaba shiner in English
Jeleček cahabský in Czech (česky)
Notropis cahabae in Catalan (Català)
卡哈巴美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
卡哈巴美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis cahabae
Authority : Mayden and Kuhajda, 1989