Cape Fear shiner

The shiner is critically endangered due to its small population size and threats to its habitat from dam construction and pollution.

The Cape Fear shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

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

Counties in North Carolina in which the Cape Fear Shiner is found; green indicates presence The Cape Fear Shiner, Notropis mekistocholas, is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. More

Cape Fear Shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) - Cape Fear Shiner Status: Endangered (with designated Critical Habitat) Description: The Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) was first described as a More

Cape Fear shiner, Notropis mekistocholas, photo by Richard G. Biggins, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. More

At present, Cape Fear Shiners are reported to occur in only five localities (see Saillant et al. 2005). More

Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) - Kingdom: Animalia Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Listing Status: Quick links:Federal RegisterRecoveryCritical HabitatConservation PlansPetitionsLife HistoryOther Resources Lead Region: Southeast Region (Region 4) More

of the endangered Cape Fear shiner, Notropis mekistocholas (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Conservation Genetics 4:219-225. More

Cape Fear shiner Notropis mekistocholas Snelson, 1971 KINGDOM: Animal GROUP: Fish PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Osteichtyes ORDER: Cypriniformes FAMILY: Cyprinidae The Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas), described by Snelson in 1971 (01), is a small (rarely exceeding 2 inches in length), moderately stocky More

Habitat Health Risk Assessment for Cape Fear Shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) PI: M. K. Stoskopf Co-I's: M. Law E. Chittick Collaborators: N. Heil, Warm Springs Fish Health Laboratory, USFWS T. Augspurger, USFWS Advisors: J. More

The Cape Fear Shiner's upper lip is black. One mile of the rocky river from Noth Carolina state highway 902 brige down stream to chaharm contry. More

Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Glossary & References More

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Cape Fear shiners are restricted to a few stream reaches in the Cape Fear river system of central North Carolina. CFI produced these endangered shiners primarily for laboratory study. More

Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas). - Saillant E, Patton JC, Ross KE, Gold JR. More

totally convinced the Cape Fear Shiner was rebounding due to Restoration Systems' removal of the dam: State officials are still awaiting the company's annual report, documenting the endangered shiner's return. More

Endangered Cape Fear Shiner, which was reported nationwide. Tar Heel Bus Tour = 05.13. More

monitor the site and found Cape Fear Shiner at multiple sites (where colonization was originally expected) within the upper part of the former reservoir pool between Glendon Carthage Road and Carbonton Road. Some sites had several individuals (>15). More

The Cape Fear Shiner is small, rarely exceeding 2 inches in length. It feeds extensively on plant material, and its digestive tract is modified for this diet by having an elongated, convoluted intestine. More

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Common names

Cape Fear shiner in English
Jeleček chathamský in Czech (česky)
費爾岬美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
費爾岬美洲鱥 in Unknown
费尔岬美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
费尔岬美洲鱥 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis mekistocholas
Authority : Snelson, 1971