Notropis cummingsae Myers, 1925
Dusky shiner
Notropis cummingsae
photo by Page, L.M.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  7.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  North America: Tar River drainage in North Carolina, USA to Altamaha River drainage in Georgia, USA; St. Johns River drainage in Florida, USA; Aucilla River drainage to Choctawhatchee River drainage in Florida and Alabama, USA.
Biology:  Inhabits pools and runs over sand and mud, usually in clear or tannin-stained creeks and small rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2012 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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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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