Notropis petersoni Fowler, 1942
Coastal shiner
Notropis petersoni
photo by H. Jelks & N. Burkhead

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  8.2 cm TL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 4 years
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.19999980926514 - 8.19999980926514; dH range: 10 - 30
Distribution:  North America: Atlantic and Gulf Slope drainages from Cape Fear River in North Carolina to Jordan River in Mississippi, USA. Throughout Florida in the USA except extreme southern tip.
Biology:  Occurs over sand in pools and backwaters of creeks and small to large rivers, spring effluents and lakes.
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. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.05.94

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