The fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas), is a species of temperate
freshwater fish belonging to the Pimephales genus of the cyprinid family. The
Fathead minnows are found in every drainage in Minnesota. It is the most
common species of minnow in the state. They live in many kinds of lakes and
The fathead minnow is an ideal baitfish species for pond stocking, and due to its
many positive attributes is the most recommended baitfish as a purely forage ...
Fathead minnows are native to the Nearctic region. The northern limits of their
geographic ranges extends from Quebec to Alberta and Northwest Territories, ...
Feb 23, 2009 ... These minnows are really going at it, the males name is Ron Jermey. I took 2
minuits of video but it went on for hours. Great endurance for such ...
Jun 8, 2013 ... Youve got a male fathead minnow trying to breed hes got darker color than ... The
Pond fish I caught, I think its a Fathead Minnow with Spikes.
Sep 20, 2016 ... (Fathead Minnow) Fishes Native Transplant. Collection Information Collection
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Fathead minnows are used in biotoxicity tests. Ten newborns are placed into
containers with the client's water.
The fathead minnow is a stubby, heavy-bodied fish, usually olive to gray above
which shades to straw color or white on the belly. However there is a red version,