Rosyface shiner

The rosyface shiner eats insects, fish eggs, algae and inorganic material.

The Rosyface shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The rosyface shiner (Notropis rubellus) is a small North American fish found throughout the central and eastern United States and southern Canada in clear pools and riffles in large creeks and small rivers. It can grow to 3.5 inches in length. More

CHARACTERISTICS: The rosyface shiner is a slender, terete species with a pointed snout. The dusky lateral band extends from the gill opening to the caudal fin, expanding to form a distinct, quadrate caudal spot. More

Rosyface Shiner (Notropis rubellus) The rosyface is widespread from Manitoba and Minnesota to the St. Lawrence drainage in Quebec and New York, south to the James River on the Atlantic coast and the Tennessee River west of the Appalachians. More

The rosyface shiner (Notropis rubellus Agassiz) was listed as N. dilectus by Woolman (1896) who reported it was common to abundant in the Red, Sheyenne, Otter Tail, Buffalo, and Red Lake rivers (Fig. A34). More

Rosyface shiner, Notropis rubellus Spotted Bullhead, Ameiurus serracanthus Northern Studfish, Fundulus catenatus Spotfin Killifish, Fundulus luciae Blackstripe Topminnow, Fundulus notatus Comanche Springs Pupfish, Cyprinodon elegans Central Longear Sunfish, Lepomis More

TN00261 ROSYFACE SHINER NOTROPIS RUBELLUS RUBELLUS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

Distribution of the rosyface shiner in streams of the the Red River of the North basin. More

Rosyface shiner-Notropis rubellus - Native: Yes State Rank: S5 ITIS Code: 163409 National Rank: N5 More

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Rosyface Shiner (Notropis rubellus) Back to the Minnow Family | Back to Fish Images More

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Common names

Jeleček červenavý in Czech (česky)
Rosanasen-Zwergdöbel in German (Deutsch)
Rosanasenweißfisch in German (Deutsch)
rosyface shiner in English
Rusokuonohohtaja in Finnish (suomen kieli)
tête rose in French (français)
紅美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
红美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis rubellus
Authority : Agassiz, 1850