weed shiner, Notropis texanus
English: Notropis nux Evermann. Type. Neches River, Palestine, Texas
English: Evermann, Barton W .; Kendall, William C. (1894) Fishes of Texas and the Rio Grande Basin, Considered Chiefly with Reference to Their Geographic Distribution, Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, vol.12, 1892, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office
The weed shiner, Notropis texanus, is a North American species of freshwater fish in the cyprinid genus Notropis. Prior to 1958, this species was named Notropis roseus. The weed shiner occurs in the Mississippi River Basin from Minnesota and Wisconsin down to the Gulf of Mexico. Order: Cypriniformes, Family: Cyprinidae, Genus: Notropis, Species: Notropis texanus (Girard, 1856).