Telescope shiner

The Telescope shiner lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

CHARACTERISTICS: The telescope shiner has a somewhat compressed body with large eyes that are longer than the short, pointed snout (though smaller than in the popeye shiner, Notropis ariommus). More

TN00272 TELESCOPE SHINER NOTROPIS TELESCOPUS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

Telescope shiner; Wedgespot shiner; Yellowfin shiner; Coastal shiner; Sharpnose shiner; Rosyface shiner; Topeka shiner; Sand shiner; Flagfin shiner; Mimic shiner; Phantom shiner; Blackmouth shiner; Blackchin shiner; Blacknose shiner; Sailfin shiner; Ironcolor shiner; Bridle shiner; River shiner; Bigeye shiner; Ghost shiner; Pugnose shiner; More

telescope shiners in Hurricane Creek, AL. The reviewers' comments came back last week, for the most part with good ideas of what to change and how to fix the boneheaded things I left in myself (the way of the world!). More

length-weight relationship of telescope shiners shows a clear trend of increasing body mass with no change in length. More

shiner, Lythrurus fasciolaris and the telescope shiner, Notropis telescopus. Most Recent Publications Holmes, B.; B.W. Stallsmith; L. Whitington; and L. Marino. (2008). More

Nonindigenous Occurrences: The telescope shiner is known from and may have been introduced into the Catawba (Santee) and probably into the upper Yadkin drainages in North Carolina (Hocutt et al. 1986; Menhinick 1991). More

Common names

Jeleček virginský in Czech (česky)
telescope shiner in English
远视美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
遠視美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Notropis
Species : Notropis telescopus
Authority : Cope, 1868