Notropis procne (Cope, 1865)
Swallowtail shiner
photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
 Max. size:  7.2 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 3 years
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  North America: Atlantic drainages from Delaware and Susquehanna rivers in New York, USA to Santee River in South Carolina, USA; Lake Ontario drainage in New York.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits sandy, sometimes rocky, pools and runs of creeks and small to large rivers.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.05.94

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