Stargazing minnow

The Stargazing minnow lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

CHARACTERISTICS: The stargazing minnow's body is more slender and fusiform than those of the riffle and suckermouth minnows, Phenacobius catostomus and P. mirabilis. Its snout is very long and blunt, extending well past the upper lip. More

minnow, the stargazing minnow is found in the Tennessee, Green and Cumberland river drainages. Stonerollers - The largescale stoneroller and the bluefin stoneroller live in Alabama. More

Stargazing Minnow, Warpaint Shiner and Rosyside Dace may not be common names to most fisherman in the Southeast, but according to one researcher, they are just as important to area rivers and streams as bluegill, largemouth and stripers. More

Common names

Jeleček cumberlandský in Czech (česky)
stargazing minnow in English
顎孔美洲擬鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
顎孔美洲擬鱥 in Unknown
颚孔美洲拟鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
颚孔美洲拟鱥 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Phenacobius
Species : Phenacobius uranops
Authority : Cope, 1867