Bullhead minnow

The Bullhead minnow lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

DISTRIBUTION: The bullhead minnow is distributed along the Gulf Coast from the Rio Grande basin in Texas east to the Mobile basin and north throughout the Mississippi basin. More

all Pimephales, the lateral line of the bullhead minnow is bent dorsally near its anterior end, which distinguishes this species from the bluntnose minnow. Chub - Several different types of minnows are given the common name of "chub. More

Bullhead minnow; Bullhead; Minnow; Longspined bullhead; Flat bullhead; European bullhead; Yellow bullhead; Snail bullhead; Spotted bullhead; Bullhead shark; Alpine bullhead; Bullhead catfish; Brown bullhead; Black bullhead; Korean bullhead; Senegal minnow; Loach minnow; Common minnow; Eurasian minnow; Kumgang minnow; Ozark minnow; Silverjaw minnow; More

The bullhead minnow is found in the natural lakes and major interior rivers of the Mississippi River drainage including the Cedar, Des Moines, Iowa, Maquoketa, Raccoon, and Wapsipinicon rivers (Harlan et al. 1987). More

Common names

bullhead minnow in English
carpita cabeza de toro in Spanish (español)
Jeleček oklahomský in Czech (česky)
Tjurskallelöja in Swedish (Svenska)
凝胖头鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
凝胖頭鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Pimephales
Species : Pimephales vigilax
Authority : Baird and Girard, 1853