Notropis cahabae 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.
ITIS Reports — Notropis cahabae 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. The Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae) is a rare species of cyprinid fish. It is endemic to Alabama in the United States, where it is limited to the Cahaba River. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. delicate-bodied, silvery-colored fish about 2.5 in (6 cm) long with a peach colored narrow stripe over the dark lateral stripe.
This fish was first described in 1989. It is similar to its close relative, the Mimic Shiner(Notropis volucellus). The Cahaba Shiner is about 2.5 inches long (6.35 centimeters). It is silver in color
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