This fish reaches 4 inches long. The speckled dace is a long,
rounded fish with a flattened belly. Its back is a dusky olive
color. The sides of this fish are grayish green with a dark stripe
and dark speckles or blotches. Its small, ventral mouth has no
teeth. It has barbels, tts eyes are small, and the lateral line
is complete. It has cycloid scales.