Loach minnow

Loach minnow has an elongated, compressed body with its size rarely exceeding 65mm in length.

The Loach minnow lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The loach minnow (Rhinichthys cobitis) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes. More

* States/US Territories in which the Loach minnow is known to occur: Arizona , New Mexico * Countries in which the the Loach minnow is known to occur: Mexico * For more information: More

In spring 2008, six months after the loach minnow and spikedace were reintroduced into Fossil Creek, the U.S. More

The loach minnow is listed as threatened (Service 1986) with critical habitat (Service 2000). More

LOACH MINNOW } Tiaroga cobitis SPIKEDACE } Meda fulgida FAMILY: Cyprinidae DESCRIPTION: The loach minnow and spikedace are small, sleek, river-dwelling members of the minnow family. Adults measure up to three inches. More

Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Spikedace and Loach Minnow; Reopening of Public Comment Period Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Spikedace and Loach Minnow; Reopening of Public Comment Period 50 Kb Phelps Dodge Corporation Loach More

The loach minnow is not endangered. It is classified as threatened. Most important, no plan for the tribe's proposed Miner Flat Dam threatens the loach minnow, and there is no legal or scientific basis to say otherwise. More

habitat designation for the spikedace and loach minnow published in the Federal Register on April 25, 2000 (65 FR 24328). Spikedace Description and taxonomy. The spikedace is a member of the minnow family Cyprinidae. More

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coloration and sexual dimorphism in loach minnow have been described (03). Small breeding tubercles develop over the head, body, and pectoral fins of male loach minnow, breeding females have a scattering of tubercles on the head (03). More

loach minnow, and approximately 1,325 km (822 mi) of those miles are also proposed as critical habitat for the spikedace. More

The loach minnow, no bigger than your index finger, is hardly an imposing fish. It lurks on the bottom of fast-moving streams, barely noticeable except when the male's mouth turns bright red during mating season or when environmentalists try to protect it. More

Loach Minnow, courtesy of AGFD/George Andrejko @ TNC's Muleshoe Ranch Loach Minnow, courtesy of AGFD/George Andrejko @ TNC's Muleshoe Ranch Group photo of team, courtesy of AGFD/George Andrejko, Oct. More

The loach minnow has been eradicated from 80-85% of its historical range, and the spikedace has been eliminated from 85-90% of its historical habitat. More

DISTRIBUTION MAP Loach minnow distribution map - Last Reviewed: June 25, 2009 Webmaster: Joseph J. Billerbeck - jbillerbeck@usbr. More

loach minnow, courtesy of AGFD/George Andrejko @ TNC's... More

Common names

carpita locha in Spanish (español)
loach dace in English
loach minnow in English
loach nimmow in English
Tiaroga sekavcovitá in Czech (česky)
鰍形吻鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
鰍鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
鳅形吻鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
鳅鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Rhinichthys
Species : Rhinichthys cobitis
Authority : Girard, 1856