Labidesthes sicculus

Brook Silverside – Labidesthes sicculus
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FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
AtherinopsidaeLabidesthes sicculus(Cope)1865Brook Silverside

Labidesthes sicculus

Unique Characters: Long, beaklike snout; triangular-shape when viewed from above. Two widely separated dorsal fins. First dorsal fin origin above anal fin origin. Pale green body with small scales. Currently restricted to the lower French Broad River in Madison County.

Similar Species: None. Not sympatric with any other species of silversides.

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