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Bluenose Shiner

Pteronotropis welaka (Evermann & Kendall 1898)

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Pteronotropis welaka (Bluenose Shiner) is a species of bony fishes in the family Leuciscidae. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are herbivores. Individuals can grow to 6.5 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 40 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bluenose Shiner. View this species on GBIF