Sheepshead Minnow

Above is a picture of a sheepshead minnow. It is hard to see but they have stipes running up and down the sides. The sheepshead minnow is a very fat and deep bodied. Young fish are more slender than larger older specimens. Sheepshead minnows reach a maximum of about 3 inches in length.

Sheepshead minnows range down the atlantic coast from Cape Cod into the Gulf of Mexico and south to Mexico. They live in brackish and salt water.

Return To Strange Fish ID

Want To Advertise Here? Email Us!