Fathead Minnow Pimephales promelas (Rafinesque, 1820)Non-native  

Status:

This central and northern North American species apparently became established via release of fishing bait.

There are 11 records in the project database.

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A Fathead Minnow in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/26/2019). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Fathead Minnow caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/20/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Fathead Minnow caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/7/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Fathead Minnow caught in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/1/2001). Photo by Alicia Young Conner. (MBP list)


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