Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei (teleosts) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Leuciscidae
(Minnows) > Laviniinae
Etymology: Chrosomus: Chrosomus meaning color (Ref. 1998).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical
North America: Upper Tennessee River system in U.S.A.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86798)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Chrosomus saylori resembles C. erythrogaster but differs from this species by having S-shaped gut (vs. double-looped) and black on underside of head in breeding males (Ref. 86798).
Inhabits rocky pools of headwaters and creeks, usually along undercut banks or around large rocks (Ref. 86798).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 663p. (Ref. 86798)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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