The fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) is a species of freshwater fish. They belong to the Pimephales genus of the cyprinid family. They live in North America and central Canada. This minnow has been introduced to many areas by people. They are golden and are known as the rosy red minnow. They are a feeder fish and are sold in pet stores.
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- Page, Lawrence M. and Brooks M. Burr (1991), Freshwater Fishes, p. 129-130, Houghton Mifflin, New York, NY. ISBN 0-395-91091-9