Dionda nigrotaeniata (Cope, 1880)
Guadalupe roundnose minnow
photo by Thomas, C.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Colorado and San Antonio River drainages in Texas, USA.
Diagnosis:  Anal soft rays: 8-8. Dionda nigrotaenita is similar to its congener D. serena but differs from it by having eye shorter than snout and 8 anal rays (Ref. 86798).
Biology:  Inhabits rocky pools, sometimes runs, of headwaters, creeks, and small rivers. Usually occurs among filamentous algae (Ref. 86798).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 November 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.11.04
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.07.17

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