Notropis procne (Cope, 1865)
Swallowtail shiner
photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  7.2 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 3 years
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Atlantic drainages from Delaware and Susquehanna rivers in New York, USA to Santee River in South Carolina, USA; Lake Ontario drainage in New York.
Biology:  Inhabits sandy, sometimes rocky, pools and runs of creeks and small to large rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2012 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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