Notropis braytoni Jordan & Evermann, 1896
Tamaulipas shiner
Notropis braytoni
photo by Thomas, C.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  6.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Rio Grande drainage from near mouth upstream to mouth of Rio Conchos and lower Pecos River in Texas, USA. Also in Rio Grande drainage in northern Mexico.
Biology:  Inhabits rocky and sandy channels of large creeks and small to medium rivers (Ref. 5723). Feeds on aquatic insects (Ref. 79012).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 June 2018 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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