Common name of Richardsonius balteatus
 
Common name Silver-sided minnow
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality British Columbia
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier color pattern(s)
2nd modifier
Remarks 'minnow', Middle English 'menawe'; akin to Old English 'myne', i.e., 'minnow', Old High German 'munewa', i.e., a kind of fish (Ref. 27888).; 'silver-sided', i.e., with flanks of the silver color, alluding to the bright silver color of the side below the lateral line and the silver or white color of the ventral surface.
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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