The Fathead Minnow, Pimephales promelas, in New Brunswick

Dale J. Hood, Rudolph F. Stocek


A second record for the occurrence of the Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas) in New Brunswick, the first for the southwest portion of the province, is reported. This is the first documented occurrence of the species in the province in 44 years, and the first indication that the Fathead Minnow occurs outside the upper Saint John River system in New Brunswick.


Fathead Minnow; Pimephales promelas; distribution; occurrence; habitat; St. Croix River; New Brunswick

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