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

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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North America
Max. Length 12.4 cm TL
Rhinichthys atratulus (Hermann, 1804)

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Rhinichthys atratulus
[Blacknose dace]

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North America
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes, 1842)

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Rhinichthys cataractae
[Longnose dace]

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North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Rhinichthys cobitis (Girard, 1856)

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Rhinichthys cobitis
[Loach minnow]
No picture found
North America

 
Rhinichthys deaconi
[Las Vegas Dace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Rhinichthys evermanni
[Umpqua dace]

Photo by McPhail, D.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Rhinichthys falcatus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1893)

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Rhinichthys falcatus
[Leopard dace]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 8 cm NG
Rhinichthys obtusus Agassiz, 1854

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Rhinichthys obtusus
[Western blacknose dace]

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North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Rhinichthys osculus (Girard, 1856)

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Rhinichthys osculus
[Speckled dace]

Photo by McPhail, D.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Rhinichthys umatilla (Gilbert & Evermann, 1894)

Photo by McPhail, D.
 
Rhinichthys umatilla
[Umatilla dace]
9 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Rhinichthys
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1804 Rhinichthys atratulus Blacknose dace North America 12.4 TL
1842 Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose dace North America 22.5 TL
1856 Rhinichthys cobitis Loach minnow North America 6 TL
1984 Rhinichthys deaconi Las Vegas Dace North America
1908 Rhinichthys evermanni Umpqua dace North America 11 TL
1893 Rhinichthys falcatus Leopard dace North America 12 TL
1854 Rhinichthys obtusus Western blacknose dace North America 8 NG
1856 Rhinichthys osculus Speckled dace North America 11 TL
1894 Rhinichthys umatilla Umatilla dace North America 12 TL



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