Re: NANFA-- silverjaw minnow

Christopher Scharpf (
Tue, 06 Mar 2001 16:16:44 -0400

Michael Retzer, in his list of Vermilion River fishes, called it Ericymba
buccata; see American Currents, Summer 1999.

The recent SFC/AFS review of southeast fishes lists it as Ericymba as well; see
Fisheries, Oct. 2000.


>I was looking to see where the fish is in Ohio since I've seen it
>there. So I found this, from the ODNR website:
>and this from the University of Michagan website:
> (which also has a
>nice photo of the fish)
>and this from the USGS
>All call it N. buccatus.
>Older citations seem to have it as E. buccata, such as:
>Toth, L.A., D.R. Dudley, J.R. Karr, & O.T. Gorman. 1981. Decline of a
>silverjaw minnow (Ericymba buccata) population in an agricultural
>watershed. Pages 231-244 in "Environmental Impact of Land Use on Water
>Quality. Final Report on the Black Creek Project". Phase II. U.S.
>Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL. EPA-905/9-81-003.

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