Blackstripe topminnow

The blackstripe topminnow is found in Canada along a 60 kilometre stretch of Ontario’s Sydenham River.

The Blackstripe topminnow lives in the benthopelagic, non-migratory, freshwater environment.

The blackstripe topminnow, Fundulus notatus, is small freshwater fish in the family Fundulidae, found in central North America. More

The blackstripe topminnow is found predominately in eastern Iowa throughout the Cedar River drainage, parts of the lower Iowa River drainage and in the Mississippi River (Harlan et al. 1987). More

Blackstripe - The blackstripe topminnow can usually be distinguished from the blackspotted topminnow by the absence of small dark dots along the upper sides and back. More

The Blackstripe Topminnow (Fundulus notatus) is a member of the Killifish family (Cyprinodontidae) and has the following characteristics: * Elongated body, small upturned mouth and large eyes * Small, normally grows to about 5-7 cm long More

blackstripe topminnows are widespread in the upper Tombigbee River and its western tributaries, but they are absent from its eastern tributaries. We have also collected specimens from locations in the Alabama, Mobile, and Tennessee river drainages. More

Features: The Blackstripe Topminnow (Fundulus notatus) is a small member of the Killifish family, and normally grows to about 5-7 cm long. More

Blackstripe topminnows live for two to three years. They are usually found in slow-moving water where vegetation along the river bank provides a good amount of edge cover. They tend to stay near the surface in summer and feed on insects. More

Common names

blackstripe topminnow in English
Fundulus notatus in Catalan (Català)
Juovakilli in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Längsbandkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
黑紋底鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
黑纹底鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Fundulidae
Genus : Fundulus
Species : Fundulus notatus
Authority : Rafinesque, 1820