Notropis maculatus

Notropis maculatus
Taillight Shiner – Notropis maculatus

Notropis maculatus

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
LeuciscidaeNotropis maculatus(Hay)1881Taillight Shiner

Unique Characters: Slender with large and pointed fins. Large black spot at base of caudal fin (larger than pupil) and black blotch in front of dorsal fin (first few dorsal fin membranes pigmented). Breeding male with bright red body.

Similar Species: None

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