Catalog Number: USNM 16984
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): J. Rutter
Year Collected: 1874
Locality: Camp Lowell, Arizona, Arizona, United States, North America
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:432
Specimens with Barcodes:425
Species With Barcodes:4
Pimephales, commonly known as the bluntnose minnows (a term used locally to refer to Pimephales notatus specifically), is a genus of cyprinid fish found in North America. All of the four species are small fish, with P. notatus being the largest at 11 cm. These minnows can be found all over North America and are commonly used as fish bait.
- Pimephales notatus (Rafinesque, 1820) (Bluntnose minnow)
- Pimephales promelas Rafinesque, 1820 (Fathead minnow)
- Pimephales tenellus (Girard, 1856) (Slim minnow)
- Pimephales vigilax (S. F. Baird & Girard, 1853) (Bullhead minnow)
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Pimephales in FishBase. August 2011 version.
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