Bluntnose Minnow Pimephales notatus (Rafinesque, 1820)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Actinopterygii   >   Order Cypriniformes   >   Family Cyprinidae   >   Genus Pimephales   

Description:

Note blunt nose and thickened short first dorsal ray.

Where to find:

Seems to prefer clear, shallow water with a sandy bottom.

There are 59 records in the project database.

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A breeding male Bluntnose Minnow with tubercles in Washington Co., Maryland (4/26/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bluntnose Minnow in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/1/2020). (c) Tim Emhoff, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tim Emhoff via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Bluntnose Minnow in Carroll Co., Maryland (5/21/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Bluntnose Minnow in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/29/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A breeding male Bluntnose Minnow with tubercles in Washington Co., Maryland (4/26/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The breeding tubercles are easily seen on the head of this Bluntnose Minnow in Washington Co., Maryland (7/25/2012). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

A Bluntnose Minnow in Washington Co., Maryland (7/14/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Bluntnose Minnow in Carroll Co., Maryland (4/30/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Bluntnose Minnow in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/17/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Bluntnose Minnow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/14/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bluntnose Minnow in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/1/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Bluntnose Minnow in Carroll Co., Maryland (5/16/2020). (c) emilio_c, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)


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