Eastern Mudminnow Umbra pygmaea (DeKay, 1842)  

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A freshwater species found in slow-moving or still waters, especially with dense vegetation. Found on the East Coast, especially along the coastal plain. Can aestivate in the mud to hide from predators by day or survive poor conditions.

There are 50 records in the project database.

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An Eastern Mudminnow in Wicomico Co., Maryland (11/20/2017). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Talbot Co., Maryland (1/26/2019). Photo by Jamie Pierson. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (1/19/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Calvert Co., Maryland (1/5/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow caught in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/23/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)


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