Fluvial shiner

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

The Fluvial shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

CHARACTERISTICS: The body form of the fluvial shiner is stocky, with a characteristic blunt snout bending sharply downward near the tip of the mouth. The mouth is terminal and oblique, extending almost to the front eye, which is generally larger than the snout. More

Fluvial - A Mobile basin endemic, the fluvial shiner is found below the Fall Line, where it is generally restricted to the main river channels and lower reaches of large rivers, impoundments, and tributaries. More

* Fluvial Shiner Notropis edwardraneyi * Rough Shiner Notropis baileyi * Orangefin Shiner Notropis ammophilus * Longnose Shiner Notropis longirostris * Bigeye Shiner Notropis boops More

Common names

fluvial shiner in English
Jeleček severoamerický in Czech (česky)
埃氏美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
埃氏美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis edwardraneyi
Authority : Suttkus and Clemmer, 1968