fathead minnow


fathead minnow
a North American cyprinid fish, Pimephales promelas, having an enlarged, soft head. Also called fathead.

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  • Fathead minnow — Taxobox name = Fathead minnow status = secure image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cypriniformes familia = Cyprinidae genus = Pimephales species = P. promelas binomial = Pimephales promelas… …   Wikipedia

  • fathead minnow — juodoji drūtagalvė rainė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pimephales promelas angl. black head minnow; fathead minnow rus. чёрный толстоголов ryšiai: platesnis terminas – drūtagalvės rainės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • fathead minnow — noun also fatheaded minnow : a widely distributed No. American cyprinid fish (Pimephales promelas) occurring from southern Canada and New York westward down the Mississippi valley and into Mexico and in some areas esteemed as a panfish * * * a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fathead minnow — noun A small freshwater fish of the minnow family, Pimephales promelas, native to North America …   Wiktionary

  • Fathead — can mean:* Any of several kinds of fish: ** Fathead minnow ** Fathead carp ** Fathead sculpin ** Cubiceps ** Trochocopus pulcher of the family Labridae * David Fathead Newman (jazz musician, friend of Ray Charles) * Fathead (band) Philadelphia… …   Wikipedia

  • minnow — /min oh/, n., pl. (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) minnows, (esp. collectively, Rare) minnow for 1, 2, 3. 1. a small, European cyprinoid fish, Phoxinus phoxinus. 2. any other fish of the family Cyprinidae, including the carps,… …   Universalium

  • fathead — /fat hed /, n. 1. Slang. a stupid person; fool. 2. sheephead. 3. See fathead minnow. [1830 40; FAT + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fathead — Fat head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A cyprinoid fish of the Mississippi valley ({Pimephales promelas}); called also {black headed minnow}. (b) A labroid food fish of California; the redfish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black-head minnow — juodoji drūtagalvė rainė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pimephales promelas angl. black head minnow; fathead minnow rus. чёрный толстоголов ryšiai: platesnis terminas – drūtagalvės rainės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • blackhead minnow — noun : fathead minnow …   Useful english dictionary


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