Cyprinidae

Saffron Shiner - Notropis rubricroceus
Saffron Shiner – Notropis rubricroceus

Family Cyprinidae

Description

The cyprinids are the largest family of extant fishes, with 69 species known in North Carolina.

Species List

Campostoma anomalum Central Stoneroller Range Map
Carassius auratus Goldfish Range Map
Chrosomus oreas Mountain Redbelly Dace Range Map
Clinostomus funduloides Rosyside Dace Range Map
Clinostomus sp. cf. funduloides Smoky Dace Range Map
Ctenopharyngodon idella Grass Carp Range Map
Cyprinella analostana Satinfin Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella chloristia Greenfin Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella galactura Whitetail Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella labrosa Thicklip Chub Range Map
Cyprinella lutrensis Red Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella nivea Whitefin Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella pyrrhomelas Fieryblack Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin Shiner Range Map
Cyprinella zanema Santee Chub Range Map
Cyprinella sp. cf. zanema Thinlip Chub Range Map
Cyprinus carpio Common Carp Range Map
Erimonax monachus Spotfin Chub Range Map
Erimystax insignis Blotched Chub Range Map
Exoglossum laurae Tonguetied Minnow Range Map
Exoglossum maxillingua Cutlip Minnow Range Map
Hybognathus regius Eastern Silvery Minnow Range Map
Hybopsis amblops Bigeye Chub Range Map
Hybopsis hypsinotus Highback Chub Range Map
Hybopsis rubrifrons Rosyface Chub Range Map
Luxilus albeolus White Shiner Range Map
Luxilus cerasinus Crescent Shiner Range Map
Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped Shiner Range Map
Luxilus coccogenis Warpaint Shiner Range Map
Lythrurus ardens Rosefin Shiner Range Map
Lythrurus matutinus Pinewoods Shiner Range Map
Nocomis leptocephalus Bluehead Chub Range Map
Nocomis micropogon River Chub Range Map
Nocomis platyrhynchus Bigmouth Chub Range Map
Nocomis raneyi Bull Chub Range Map
Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden Shiner Range Map
Notropis alborus Whitemouth Shiner Range Map
Notropis altipinnis Highfin Shiner Range Map
Notropis amoenus Comely Shiner Range Map
Notropis bifrenatus Bridle Shiner Range Map
Notropis chalybaeus Ironcolor Shiner Range Map
Notropis chiliticus Redlip Shiner Range Map
Notropis chlorocephalus Greenhead Shiner Range Map
Notropis cummingsae Dusky Shiner Range Map
Notropis hudsonius Spottail Shiner Range Map
Notropis leuciodus Tennessee Shiner Range Map
Notropis lutipinnis Yellowfin Shiner Range Map
Notropis maculatus Taillight Shiner Range Map
Notropis mekistocholas Cape Fear Shiner Range Map
Notropis micropteryx Highland Shiner Range Map
Notropis petersoni Coastal Shiner Range Map
Notropis photogenis Silver Shiner Range Map
Notropis procne Swallowtail Shiner Range Map
Notropis rubricroceus Saffron Shiner Range Map
Notropis scabriceps New River Shiner Range Map
Notropis scepticus Sandbar Shiner Range Map
Notropis spectrunculus Mirror Shiner Range Map
Notropis telescopus Telescope Shiner Range Map
Notropis volucellus Mimic Shiner Range Map
Notropis sp. cf. chlorocephalus Piedmont Shiner Range Map
Notropis sp. cf. rubellus “Kanawha Rosyface” Shiner Range Map
Phenacobius crassilabrum Fatlips Minnow Range Map
Phenacobius teretulus Kanawha Minnow Range Map
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose Minnow Range Map
Pimephales promelas Fathead Minnow Range Map
Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose Dace Range Map
Rhinichthys obtusus Western Blacknose Dace Range Map
Rhinichthys atratulus Eastern Blacknose Dace Range Map
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek Chub Range Map
Semotilus lumbee Sandhills Chub Range Map

 Gallery

 

 

 

Sandbar Shiner - Notropis scepticus
Sandbar Shiner – Notropis scepticus

 

 

Saffron Shiner - Notropis rubricroceus
Saffron Shiner – Notropis rubricroceus

 

 

Spotfin Shiner - Cyprinella spiloptera
Spotfin Shiner – Cyprinella spiloptera

 

 

Spotfin Shiner - Cyprinella spiloptera
Spotfin Shiner – Cyprinella spiloptera

 

 

Whitetail Shiner - Cyprinella galactura
Whitetail Shiner – Cyprinella galactura

 

 

Mountain Redbelly Dace - Chrosomus oreas
Mountain Redbelly Dace – Chrosomus oreas

 

 

Mountain Redbelly Dace - Chrosomus oreas
Mountain Redbelly Dace – Chrosomus oreas

 

 

Cyprinella analostana
Satinfin Shiner – Cyprinella analostana – Female

 

 

Eastern Silvery Minnow - Hybognathus regius
Eastern Silvery Minnow – Hybognathus regius

 

 

White Shiner - Luxilus albeolus
White Shiner – Luxilus albeolus

 

 

Golden Shiner - Notemigonus crysoleucas
Golden Shiner – Notemigonus crysoleucas

 

 

Bluehead Chub - Nocomis leptocephalus
Bluehead Chub – Nocomis leptocephalus – Male

 

 

Pinewoods Shiner - Lythrurus matutinus
Pinewoods Shiner – Lythrurus matutinus

 

 

Creek Chub - Semotilus atromaculatus
Creek Chub – Semotilus atromaculatus

 

 

Satinfin Shiner - Cyprinella analostana
Satinfin Shiner – Cyprinella analostana

 

 

Satinfin Shiner - Cyprinella analostana
Satinfin Shiner – Cyprinella analostana

 

 

Pinewoods Shiner - Lythrurus matutinus
Pinewoods Shiner – Lythrurus matutinus

 

 

Satinfin Shiner - Cyprinella analostana
Satinfin Shiner – Cyprinella analostana

 

 

Swallowtail Shiner - Notropis procne
Swallowtail Shiner – Notropis procne

 

 

Whitefin Shiner - Cyprinella nivea
Whitefin Shiner – Cyprinella nivea

 

 

Rosyside Dace - Clinostomus funduloides
Rosyside Dace – Clinostomus funduloides

 

 

Bluehead Chub - Nocomis leptocephalus
Bluehead Chub – Nocomis leptocephalus

 

 

Bluehead Chub - Nocomis leptocephalus
Bluehead Chub – Nocomis leptocephalus

 

 

White Shiner - Luxilus albeolus
White Shiner – Luxilus albeolus

 

 

White Shiner – Luxilus albeolus – female
White Shiner – Luxilus albeolus – female

 

 

Golden Shiner - Notemigonus crysoleucas
Golden Shiner – Notemigonus crysoleucas

 

 

Swallowtail Shiner - Notropis procne
Swallowtail Shiner – Notropis procne

 

 

Satinfin Shiner - Cyprinella analostana
Satinfin Shiner – Cyprinella analostana

 

 

Eastern Silvery Minnow - Hybognathus regius
Eastern Silvery Minnow – Hybognathus regius

 

 

Sandbar Shiner - Notropis scepticus
Sandbar Shiner – Notropis scepticus

 

 

Central stoneroller - Campostoma anomalum
Central stoneroller – Campostoma anomalum

 

 

Dusky Shiner - Notropis cummingsae
Dusky Shiner – Notropis cummingsae

 

 

Spottail shiner - Notropis hudsonius
Spottail shiner – Notropis hudsonius

 

 

Eastern Silvery Minnow - Hybognathus regius
Eastern Silvery Minnow – Hybognathus regius

 

 

Dusky Shiner - Notropis cummingsae
Dusky Shiner – Notropis cummingsae

 

 

Sandbar Shiner - Notropis scepticus
Sandbar Shiner – Notropis scepticus

 

 

Spottail shiner - Notropis hudsonius
Spottail shiner – Notropis hudsonius

 

 

Pinewoods Shiner - Lythrurus matutinus
Pinewoods Shiner – Lythrurus matutinus

 

 

Bull Chub - Nocomis raneyi
Bull Chub – Nocomis raneyi

 

 

Bluehead Chub - Nocomis leptocephalus
Bluehead Chub – Nocomis leptocephalus

 

 

Saffron Shiner - Notropis rubricroceus
Saffron Shiner – Notropis rubricroceus

 

 

Mountain Redbelly Dace - Chrosomus oreas
Mountain Redbelly Dace – Chrosomus oreas

 

 

Central stoneroller - Campostoma anomalum
Central stoneroller – Campostoma anomalum

 

 

Creek Chub - Semotilus atromaculatus
Creek Chub – Semotilus atromaculatus

 

 

Bluehead Chub - Nocomis leptocephalus
Bluehead Chub – Nocomis leptocephalus

 

 

'Thinlip' Chub - Cyprinella sp. c.f. zanema
‘Thinlip’ Chub – Cyprinella sp. c.f. zanema

 

 

Sandbar Shiner - Notropis scepticus
Sandbar Shiner – Notropis scepticus

 

 

Fieryblack Shiner - Cyprinella pyrrhomelas
Fieryblack Shiner – Cyprinella pyrrhomelas

 

 

Central Stoneroller - Campostoma anomalum
Central Stoneroller – Campostoma anomalum

 

 

Redlip Shiner - Notropis chiliticus
Redlip Shiner – Notropis chiliticus

 

 

Redlip Shiner - Notropis chiliticus
Redlip Shiner – Notropis chiliticus

 

 

Highfin Shiner - Notropis altipinnis
Highfin Shiner – Notropis altipinnis

 

 

Whitemouth Shiner - Notropis alborus
Whitemouth Shiner – Notropis alborus

 

 

Warpaint Shiner - Luxilus coccogenis
Warpaint Shiner – Luxilus coccogenis

 

 

Highback Chub - Hybopsis hypsinotus
Highback Chub – Hybopsis hypsinotus

 

 

Golden Shiner - Notemigonus crysoleucas
Golden Shiner – Notemigonus crysoleucas

 

 

Goldfish - Carassius auratus - Var. 'Fancy'
Goldfish – Carassius auratus – Var. ‘Fancy’

 

 

Goldfish - Carassius auratus - Wild Type
Goldfish – Carassius auratus – Wild Type

 

 

Golden Shiner - Notemigonus crysoleucas
Golden Shiner – Notemigonus crysoleucas

 

 

Whitefin Shiner - Cyprinella nivea
Whitefin Shiner – Cyprinella nivea

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