Broadstripe shiner

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

The Broadstripe shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

CHARACTERISTICS: The body of the broadstripe shiner is laterally compressed and deepest at the origin of the dorsal fin. Its head is small and somewhat triangular, with a blunt snout and a small, oblique mouth. More

River, the broadstripe shiner is similar to the sailfin shiner except large broadstripe shiners have a clear "window" in the center of the caudal fin. More

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

Endemic fish species in this ecoregion are the broadstripe shiner (Pteronotropis euryzonus), bluestripe shiner (Cyprinella callitaenia), greater jumprock (Scartomyzon lachneri), and shoal bass (Micropterus cataractae) (Swift et al. 1986; Page & Burr 1991). More

Common names

Broadstripe shiner in English
Jelecek širopásý in Czech (česky)
Jeleček širopásý in Czech (česky)
宽带鳍美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
宽纹美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
寬帶鰭美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
寬紋美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis euryzonus
Authority : Suttkus, 1955