Highland shiner

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Highland shiner
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Notropis
Species: N. micropteryx
Binomial name
Notropis micropteryx
(Cope, 1868)

The highland shiner (Notropis micropteryx) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Notropis. It is endemic to the United States where it is found in tributaries of the Green, Cumberland, and Tennessee rivers in southern Kentucky, northern Alabama, Virginia, and western North Carolina.