Opsopoeodus emiliae emiliae  Hay, 1881

Pugnose minnow
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Opsopoeodus: Greek, ops, = face, appearance + Greek, pous = foot + Greek, odous = teeth;  emiliae emiliae: opsopoeodus, teeth for dainty feeding (Greek); and emiliae, named after Mrs. Emily Hay (wife of the author of the species, Dr. O. P. Hay) (Ref. 10294).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical; 45°N - 27°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 10294)

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North America: Edisto River drainage in South Carolina to southern Florida, USA and across Gulf Slope to Nueces River drainage in Texas, USA; north in Mississippi River and Great Lakes basins to southeastern Kansas, southeastern Minnesota, USA , and southern Ontario, Canada. The subspecies Notropis emiliae emiliae from the Canada drainage is said to be distinct from that in the Florida peninsula (Ref. 11980).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits clear to turbid vegetated lakes, swamps, oxbows, sluggish streams of all sizes (Ref. 3814), creeks and rivers. Feeds on insect larvae, filamentous algae and microcrustacea (Ref. 10294). Spawning occurs underneath flat rocks, in cavities; nest spawner (Ref. 79012).

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Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00427 - 0.02571), b=3.06 (2.84 - 3.28), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.35 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.