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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Notropis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Notropis aguirrepequenoi Soto la Marina shiner North America 4.6 TL 1973
Notropis albizonatus Palezone shiner North America 5.6 SL 1994
Notropis alborus Whitemouth shiner North America 6 TL 1947
Notropis altipinnis Highfin shiner North America 6.1 TL 1870
Notropis amabilis Texas shiner North America 6.2 TL 1856
Notropis amecae Ameca shiner North America 4.1 SL 1986
Notropis ammophilus Orangefin shiner North America 6 TL 1990
Notropis amoenus Comely shiner North America 11 TL 1874
Notropis anogenus Pugnose shiner North America 5.8 TL 1885
Notropis ariommus Popeye shiner North America 9.5 TL 1867
Notropis asperifrons Burrhead shiner North America 7.5 TL 1955
Notropis atherinoides Emerald shiner North America 13 TL 1818
Notropis atrocaudalis Blackspot shiner North America 7.6 TL 1892
Notropis aulidion Durango shiner North America 1986
Notropis baileyi Rough shiner North America 9 TL 1955
Notropis bairdi Red River shiner North America 8 TL 1929
Notropis bifrenatus Bridle shiner North America 6.5 TL 1867
Notropis blennius River shiner North America 13 TL 1856
Notropis boops Bigeye shiner North America 9 TL 1884
Notropis boucardi Balsas shiner North America 1868
Notropis braytoni Tamaulipas shiner North America 6.9 TL 1896
Notropis buccatus Silverjaw minnow North America 9.8 TL 1865
Notropis buccula Smalleye shiner North America 7.1 TL 1953
Notropis buchanani Ghost shiner North America 6.4 TL 1896
Notropis cahabae Cahaba shiner North America 7.5 TL 1989
Notropis calabazas Calabazas shiner South America 2.7 SL 2004
Notropis calientis Yellow shiner North America 1899
Notropis candidus Silverside shiner North America 11 TL 1980
Notropis chalybaeus Ironcolor shiner North America 6.5 TL 1867
Notropis chihuahua Chihuahua shiner North America 8 TL 1892
Notropis chiliticus Redlip shiner North America 7.2 TL 1870
Notropis chlorocephalus Greenhead shiner North America 7.2 TL 1870
Notropis chrosomus Rainbow shiner North America 8.1 TL 1877
Notropis cumingii Atoyac chub North America 1868
Notropis cummingsae Dusky shiner North America 7.2 TL 1925
Notropis dorsalis Bigmouth shiner North America 8 TL 1854
Notropis edwardraneyi Fluvial shiner North America 8 TL 1968
Notropis girardi Arkansas River shiner North America 8 TL 1929
Notropis grandis Zacapu shiner Central America 4.6 SL 2009
Notropis greenei Wedgespot shiner North America 7.5 TL 1929
Notropis harperi Redeye chub North America 6 TL 1941
Notropis heterodon Blackchin shiner North America 7.1 TL 1865
Notropis heterolepis Blacknose shiner North America 9.8 TL 1893
Notropis hudsonius Spottail shiner North America 15 TL 1824
Notropis hypsilepis Highscale shiner North America 5.1 SL 1955
Notropis imeldae North America 1968
Notropis jemezanus Rio Grande shiner North America 7.5 TL 1875
Notropis leuciodus Tennessee shiner North America 8.2 TL 1868
Notropis longirostris Longnose shiner North America 6.5 TL 1881
Notropis lutipinnis Yellowfin shiner North America 7.5 TL 1878
Notropis maculatus Taillight shiner North America 7.6 TL 1881
Notropis marhabatiensis Maravatío shiner South America 5.1 SL 2009
Notropis mekistocholas Cape Fear shiner North America 7.7 TL 1971
Notropis melanostomus Blackmouth shiner North America 3.8 TL 1989
Notropis micropteryx Highland shiner North America 1868
Notropis moralesi Papaloapan chub North America 1955
Notropis nazas Nazas shiner North America 1904
Notropis nubilus Ozark minnow North America 9.3 TL 1878
Notropis orca Phantom shiner North America 9 TL 1894
Notropis ortenburgeri Kiamichi shiner North America 5.5 TL 1927
Notropis oxyrhynchus Sharpnose shiner North America 9.5 SL 1951
Notropis ozarcanus Ozark shiner North America 7.5 TL 1891
Notropis percobromus Carmine shiner North America 1871
Notropis perpallidus Peppered shiner North America 5 TL 1940
Notropis petersoni Coastal shiner North America 8.2 TL 1942
Notropis photogenis Silver shiner North America 14 TL 1865
Notropis potteri Chub shiner North America 11 TL 1951
Notropis procne Swallowtail shiner North America 7.2 TL 1865
Notropis rafinesquei Yazoo shiner North America 1991
Notropis rubellus Rosyface shiner North America 9 TL 1850
Notropis rubricroceus Saffron shiner North America 8.4 TL 1868
Notropis rupestris Bedrock shiner North America 7.0 TL 1987
Notropis sabinae Sabine shiner North America 5.7 TL 1886
Notropis saladonis Salado shiner North America 1958
Notropis scabriceps New River shiner North America 8.4 TL 1868
Notropis scepticus Sandbar shiner North America 9 TL 1883
Notropis semperasper Roughhead shiner North America 9 TL 1961
Notropis shumardi Silverband shiner North America 10 TL 1856
Notropis simus Bluntnose shiner North America 10 TL 1875
Notropis spectrunculus Mirror shiner North America 7.9 TL 1868
Notropis stilbius Silverstripe shiner North America 9 TL 1877
Notropis stramineus Sand shiner North America 8.2 TL 1865
Notropis suttkusi Rocky shiner North America 4.4 SL 1994
Notropis telescopus Telescope shiner North America 11.5 TL 1868
Notropis texanus Weed shiner North America 8.6 TL 1856
Notropis topeka Topeka shiner North America 7.6 TL 1884
Notropis tropicus Pygmy shiner North America 1975
Notropis uranoscopus Skygazer shiner North America 7.1 TL 1959
Notropis volucellus Mimic shiner North America 7.6 TL 1865
Notropis wickliffi Channel shiner North America 7.8 TL 1931
Notropis xaenocephalus Coosa shiner North America 7.9 TL 1877



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