Percina oxyrhynchus

Percina oxyrhynchus
Sharpnose Darter – Percina oxyrhynchus
Photo Credit: Luke Etchison NCWRC
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
PercidaePercina oxyrhynchus(Hubbs and Raney)1939Sharpnose Darter

Percina oxyrhynchus

Unique Characteristics: Belly and interpelvic area with 1 or more highly modified (enlarged, often strong-spined) modified scales. Gill membranes broadly joined, 80-90°. Snout pointed. Breast naked or with few scattered embedded scales. Restricted to the New basin.

Similar Species: None

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