Common name of Richardsonius balteatus
Common name Silver shiner
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
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Silver', i.e., alluding to the bright silver color of the side below the lateral line and the silver or white color of the ventral surface; 'shiner', i.e., a silvery fish (p. 1086 in Ref. 11978) alluding to the overall silvery coloration of this fish (on sides and ventral portions, Ref. 1998), from prehistoric 'skinan' (p. 474 in Ref. 11979).
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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