Mooneye (Hiodontidae)

Description: The key identifying characteristics of this species are the iris of its eye is large and golden, but aren’t as bright as a Goldeye (Hiodon alosoides). Its scales are silver and the typical size ranges 25-30 cm.

Habitat: The distribution of the Mooneye can be found in clear rivers and shallow lake waters, in southern and parts of northeastern and northwestern Ontario.