Minnow is a general term for freshwater and saltwater fish, especially those used
as bait fish or ... fishes in the genus Phoxinus · Fathead minnow (rosy-red
minnow), a species in the genus P...
Various kinds of minnow live in almost all freshwater (and some in brackish water
) habitats. These range from headwater bogs, swamps, and springs to rivers, ...
North America alone (north of Mexico) has over 230 species of minnows. In
Pennsylvania, 39 native minnow species have been documented in recent years,
Over 290 species of minnows occur in North America; 67 species are known from
Virginia. The term minnow commonly refers to any small fish, but rightly is ...
Certain species, eg, pugnose minnow (Notropis emiliae), are sensitive to
urbanization and to agricultural practices that increase the silt load in rivers.
Types of Minnows. The minnow family comprises the largest variety of fish in
North America. Minnows have strong adaptive skills that allow them to thrive in ...
"Minnow" is a generic term, often used to refer to small freshwater and saltwater
fish. True minnows are small freshwater species of the carp family. Minnows are ...
Good freshwater natural fishing baits include worms, leeches, minnows, crayfish,
crickets ... Many species of saltwater fish like sea trout, bluefish and sailfish are ...
The bluntnose minnow is a very small silver fish, long and thin with a dark stripe
from snout to tail. At the bottom of the tail the stripe becomes a dot. Upperparts ...
Interestingly, approximately 20 percent are sport fishes, 80% are nongame fishes
and 75% are found in just five families: (60-species) of carps and minnows, ...