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Fathead Minnow

Pimephales promelas Rafinesque 1820

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Pimephales promelas (Fathead Minnow) is a species of bony fishes in the family Leuciscidae. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 10.1 cm. Fathead Minnow has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 21 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Fathead Minnow. View this species on GBIF