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Notropis ozarcanus  Meek, 1891

Ozark shiner
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Notropis: A misnomer given by Rafinesque to shriveled specimens, with the meaning of "back keel"; from Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Meek.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate, preferred ?; 38°N - 35°N

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North America: in White and Black River systems in Missouri and Arkansas, USA. Formerly in upper St. Francis River drainage in Missouri, but now extirpated.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky and sandy runs and flowing pools, often near riffles, of clear fast-flowing small to medium rivers.

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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