Taillight shiner

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

The Taillight shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

CHARACTERISTICS: The taillight shiner is a slender species with a rounded, blunt snout projecting slightly beyond the upper lip. The eyes are relatively large, and the small oblique mouth is somewhat inferior. More

larval taillight shiners were pelagic; larval fish reached a mean size of 6.0 mm 10 days after hatching (Cowell and Barnett 1974). In Kentucky, the number of mature ova (those over 0. More

shiner, taillight shiner, iron color shiner, pygmy sunfish, pirate perch. More

retranslocation efficiencies, taillight shiner, pocosin wetlands, low pocosins (see less) - McClane's Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America McClane's Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America by A. J. More

Taillight shiner (These reflect every bit of light you throw at them. Plus, they are very active. I must have taken a dozen shots to get one this good.) Towards mid-day, we began driving to the NW for our second stop. More

Common names

Jeleček skvrnitý in Czech (česky)
taillight shiner in English
亮尾美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
亮尾美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis maculatus
Authority : Hay, 1881