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 native to the Nearctic region. The northern limits of their
geographic ranges extends from Quebec to Alberta and Northwest Territories, ...
Fathead minnows are typically stocked into new ponds at the same time as
bluegill and shellcracker. In a newly-stocked pond, they provide abundant forage
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 ...
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,
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 ...
Pimephales promelas, the fathead minnow, larval fish and growouts for aquatic
toxicity testing bioassays.
Fatheads begin to breed at about 6 months old, and females are at their prime ...
Reproduction of the fathead minnow is in more detail at www.fishpondinfo.com.
Descriptions and articles about the Fathead Minnow, scientifically known as
Pimephales promelas in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview ...