FATHEAD MINNOW

By , September 30, 2008 4:37 pm

The Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas) is a minnow whose Golden Strain is common sold as feeder fish under the name Rosy-Red Minnow.  This fish is very tolerant of low oxygenated and/or polluted waters and can be found in streams that might be uninhabitable to other fish.

Time of year: Year Round

Locations: Introduced into many park lakes as a feeder fish

Fathead Minnow

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