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

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Pteronotropis euryzonus
[Broadstripe shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Pteronotropis grandipinnis
[Apalachee shiner]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Pteronotropis hubbsi (Bailey & Robison, 1978)

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Pteronotropis hubbsi
[Bluehead shiner]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Pteronotropis hypselopterus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Pteronotropis hypselopterus
[Sailfin shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Pteronotropis merlini
[Orangetail shiner]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America

Pteronotropis metallicus (Jordan & Meek, 1884)

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Pteronotropis metallicus
[]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Pteronotropis signipinnis (Bailey & Suttkus, 1952)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Pteronotropis signipinnis
[Flagfin shiner]
No picture found
North America

 
Pteronotropis stonei
[Lowland shiner]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Pteronotropis welaka (Evermann & Kendall, 1898)

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Pteronotropis welaka
[Bluenose shiner]
9 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Pteronotropis
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1955 Pteronotropis euryzonus Broadstripe shiner North America 7 TL
1877 Pteronotropis grandipinnis Apalachee shiner North America 5.3 SL
1978 Pteronotropis hubbsi Bluehead shiner North America 6 TL
1868 Pteronotropis hypselopterus Sailfin shiner North America 5.8 SL
2001 Pteronotropis merlini Orangetail shiner North America 5.4 SL
1884 Pteronotropis metallicus North America
1952 Pteronotropis signipinnis Flagfin shiner North America 7 TL
1921 Pteronotropis stonei Lowland shiner North America
1898 Pteronotropis welaka Bluenose shiner North America 6 TL



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