Notropis rubellus (Agassiz, 1850)
Rosyface shiner
photo by Dextrase, A.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  11 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 3 years
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Atlantic Slope from St. Lawrence drainage in Quebec, Canada to James River drainage in Virginia, USA; Great Lakes, Hudson Bay (Red River) and Mississippi River basins from Quebec to Manitoba, Canada and south to North Carolina, Alabama, Arkansas and Oklahoma, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rocky runs and flowing pools of small to medium rivers. Common in upland areas and clear streams with fast current.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2012 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.01.20
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.05.94

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