Orangefin shiner

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Orangefin shiner
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Notropis
Species: N. ammophilus
Binomial name
Notropis ammophilus

The orangefin shiner (Notropis ammophilus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Notropis. It is widely distributed in the Mobile basin, below the Fall Line in Alabama and Mississippi, with disjunct populations occur in the Yellow Creek system of the Tennessee River drainage in northern Mississippi, in the headwaters of the Hatchie River system in northern Mississippi and southwestern Tennessee, and in the Skuna River system of the Yazoo drainage in northern Mississippi.


  1. ^ NatureServe (2016). "Notropis ammophilus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 April 2017.