Eastern Mudminnow Umbra pygmaea (DeKay, 1842)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Actinopterygii   >   Order Esociformes   >   Family Umbridae   >   Genus Umbra   

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A freshwater species found in slow-moving or still waters, especially with dense vegetation. Found on the East Coast, especially along the coastal plain. Can aestivate in the mud to hide from predators by day or survive poor conditions.

There are 84 records in the project database.

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Eastern Mudminnow in Charles Co., Maryland (10/3/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Wicomico Co., Maryland (11/20/2017). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Talbot Co., Maryland (1/26/2019). Photo by Jamie Pierson. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/3/2020). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/22/2020). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Charles Co., Maryland (10/24/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/14/2021). (c) maculatus, all rights reserved. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Kent Co., Maryland (8/7/2015). (c) Aaron Krochmal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Aaron Krochmal via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Wicomico Co., Maryland (3/29/2018). (c) Arthur Masloski, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Arthur Masloski via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (1/19/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/3/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/1/2020). (c) Benji Beluga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Eastern Mudminnow in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/2/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Calvert Co., Maryland (1/5/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

An Eastern Mudminnow caught in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/23/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)


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