Teleostei (teleosts) > Cypriniformes
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(Minnows) > Pogonichthyinae
Etymology: Notropis: A misnomer given by Rafinesque to shriveled specimens, with the meaning of "back keel"; from Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335); ariommus: ariommus, meaning large eye (Ref. 10294).
More on author: Cope.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic; depth range 1 - ? m (Ref. 10294). Temperate; 41°N - 36°N
North America: Ohio River basin from Pennsylvania to Indiana and south to Tennessee River drainage in Georgia and Alabama, USA. One record from Maumee River (in Lake Erie drainage) in Ohio, USA; population now extirpated.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723); common length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193)
Inhabits clear, gravel-bottomed, flowing pools and runs of creeks and small to medium rivers (Ref. 5723, 10294).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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