Common name of Chrosomus neogaeus
Common name Bronze minnow
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Canada
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Bronze', i.e., moderate yellowish brown color, from Italian 'bronzo' of ambiguous origins but may have come from Medieval Greek 'bront├ęsion'from Medieval Latin 'aes brundisium', i.e., brass of Brindisi (a port on the Adriatic coast of Italy where in antiquity bronze mirrors were made (p. 80 in Ref. 11979); 'minnow', i.e., term used for any of various small fish that are less than a designated size and are not game fish, from Middle English 'menawe', related to Old English 'myne' and Russian 'men', i.e., eelpout (p. 757 in Ref. 11978).
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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