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lepidomeda albivallis
12-22-2016

Lepidomeda albivallis

Lepidomeda albivallis NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. The White River spinedace is a critically endangered cyprinid fish of Nevada, occurring only in the White River in the southeastern part of the state. This spindace ranges from green to olive above, a brassy silver on the sides, becoming a silvery white underneath. The sides may also have a pattern of faint sooty patches. Dorsal and caudal fins are shades of brown, ranging from olive brown to a pinkish brown; the rays tend to be olive with the membranes between being transparent with a rosy cast. Pectoral fins are yellowish, while the pelvic and anal fins have white rays with red-orange membranes. The dorsal fin has seven rays, the anal fin has eight rays, and the pelvic fins usually seven. Size ranges up to 15 cm.

ITIS Reports — Lepidomeda albivallis ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

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Detailed information
Full Name: White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Fishes
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 09/12/1985 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the White River spinedace, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Nevada
  • US Counties in which the White River spinedace, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
  • Countries in which the the White River spinedace, Wherever found is known to occur: United States
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