Western blacknose dace

The Western blacknose dace lives in the pelagic, freshwater, depth range 2 - 5 m environment.

Western Blacknose Dace spawn during the spring and early summer in riffles over shallow gravel. Most spawn at two years and live for three or four years of age. Unlike other species of dace they do not spawn in the nests of larger minnow species. More

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Common names

Naseux noir de l'ouest in English
western blacknose dace in English

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Rhinichthys
Species : Rhinichthys obtusus
Authority : Agassiz 1854