Swallowtail shiner

The Swallowtail shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Swallowtail Shiner, Notropis procne, is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It has a slender and long body of about 40-55 mm. The shiner has a pale yellow back with a blue stripe on its silver side. More

Swallowtail Shiner (Notropis procne) Two subspecies are recognized. N. p. procne ranges from the Delaware and Susquehanna systems in New York south to the James River in Virginia. More

Swallowtail shiner (Notropis procne); 90 meter resolution Content Type: Downloadable Data Publisher: Pennsylvania Gap Analysis Program. More

Swallowtail Shiner (Notropis procne) Back to the Minnow Family | Back to Fish Images More

Swallowtail shiner Notropis procne * Rosyface shiner Notropis rubellus * Silverjaw minnow Notropis buccatus More

megalotis) are found only in Mine Run, the Swallowtail Shiner (Notropis procne), Fantail Darter (Etheostoma flabellare), and the Satinfin Shiner (Cyprinella analostana) are restricted to Turkey Run, and the Northern Hogsucker (Hypentelium nigricans) and Margined Madtom (Noturus insignis) are found only in Difficult Run. More

Swallowtail Shiner (Notropis procne) This is a very common minnow in a variety of fast, clear stream habitats throughout the Lower Susquehanna region, as in the Delaware drainage just to the east. More

Common names

Jeleček texaský in Czech (česky)
swallowtail shiner in English
厚尾美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
厚尾美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis procne
Authority : Cope, 1865