Silver-olive with numerous black or dark green splotches on the sides. Forehead is dished and the snout is turned up. Five or more anal spines and seven or eight dorsal spines. Base of the dorsal fin is about the same length as the base of the anal fin. Body compressed from side to side. Found in warmwater lakes and reservoirs throughout Nevada.

Bodies Of Water

  • Chimney Dam Reservoir
  • Dufurrena Ponds
  • Echo Canyon Reservoir
  • Humboldt River
  • Humboldt River - Elko
  • Lahontan Reservoir
  • Lake Mead
  • Rye Patch Reservoir
  • Weber Reservoir
  • Willow Creek Reservoir

  • Counties

  • Elko County
  • Churchill
  • Humboldt
  • Lincoln
  • Lyon
  • Pershing
  • Washoe