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Silverjaw Minnow

Notropis buccatus

Image of a Silverjaw Minnow

Silverjaw Minnow lives in a few small and medium sized streams with sand bottoms. It is native to only the central and western Allegheny watershed. It has been expanding its range since its first occurrence in NY in 1979.

Fish atlas map for Silverjaw Minnow.