Definition of Notropis cornutus
1. Noun. The common North American shiner.
Generic synonyms: Shiner
Group relationships: Genus Notropis, Notropis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Notropis Cornutus
Literary usage of Notropis cornutus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"notropis cornutus (Mitchill).— This species has been collected in Plummers Island channel, and in Rock, Cabin John and Turkey Runs. ..."
2. The Freshwater Aquarium and Its Inhabitants: Guide for the Amateur Aquarist by Otto Eggeling, Frederick Ehrenberg (1912)
"The Common Shiner (notropis cornutus) is a lively fish of attractive shape and of quick, FIG. 62. Common Shriner, notropis cornutus. graceful movements. ..."
3. In the Maine Woods by Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company (1904)
"notropis cornutus. " Rough-head," " red-firmed minnow," "shiner," "dace," etc., are vernacular ... Red-fin Minnow (notropis cornutus) and Gray Chub-Minnow ..."
4. The Letter of Dr. Diego Alvarez Chanca, Dated 1484 by Diego Alvarez Chanca, Augstine Marcus Fernández de Ybarra (1907)
"... (about four) are comparatively large and the largest and best known is the notropis cornutus. ... The notropis cornutus is most generally known as the ..."
5. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... notropis cornutus, found in almost every brook throughout the region east of the Missouri River. ..."
6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"notropis cornutus (Mitchill). RED FIN.— Delaware River basin in the Brandywine Creek at Kennett Square, Mendenhall, and opposite Chadds Ford, Chester Co.; ..."