Riffle minnow

The Riffle minnow lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

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CHARACTERISTICS: The riffle minnow has a cigar shaped body tapering to a slight peduncle toward the tail. The head is large, the snout blunt and rounded, and the mouth small, with thick lips expanded into corner lobes. More

Common names

Jeleček alabamský in Czech (česky)
Riffle minnow in English
rifle minnow in English
美洲拟鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲拟鱥 in Unknown
美洲擬鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲擬鱥 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Phenacobius
Species : Phenacobius catostomus
Authority : Jordan, 1877