Bluntnose Minnow Pimephales notatus (Rafinesque, 1820)  


Note blunt nose and thickened short first dorsal ray.

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

There are 49 records in the project database.

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

A Bluntnose Minnow in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/8/2012). 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)

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