Orangetail shiner

The Orangetail shiner lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Orangetail Shiner Pteronotropis merlini. A newly described species found in upland reaches of the Choctawhatchee and Pea Rivers. Low Conservation Concern. Flagfin Shiner Pteronotropis signipinnis. More

The orangetail shiner is the only endemic species whose entire coastal river range is contained within Alabama's borders. The distributions of seven endemic species restricted to the Chattahoochee River system are shared between Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. More

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ONLY RECENTLY DESCRIBED, the Orangetail Shiner is found exclusively in the Choctawhatchee River system in southeastern Alabama. It seeks shelter in undercut banks, mats of debris, stumps, and sunken logs. Little is known of its conservation status or biology. More

Species Summary: Notropis merlini Orangetail shiner, You can sponsor this page, ... Similar pages Search resultsIndex To Organism Names: Search Results. Request Details. Searching for : Notropis merlini. Search Results. No results found. Search again. ... More

Common names

Orangetail shiner in English

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Pteronotropis
Species : Pteronotropis merlini
Authority : Suttkus and Mettee, 2001