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Brassy Minnow

Brassy Minnow

Hybognathus hankinsoni

Brassy Minnow lives in smaller streams and is native to 12 of 18 watersheds. It has been reported from the Susquehanna and Allegheny watersheds in 1979 and 1989 respectively, where it is regarded as non-native. Its abundance and distribution in northern NY has not noticeably changed. It has declined to below detection in the Upper Hudson and Genesee watersheds and has declined slightly in the Black and Ontario watersheds and in the central Adirondack region.

Brassy minnow fish atlas map.