southern red-belly dace

southern redbelly dace

See under redbelly dace. Unabridged

redbelly dace

noun Ichthyology.
any of the small, brightly colored North American freshwater cyprinids, especially Phoxinus oreas (northern redbelly dace) and P. erythrogaster (southern redbelly dace)

1945–50, Americanism; red1 + belly Unabridged
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