Crystal darter

Until recently, the crystal darter's species name was Ammocrypta asprella, but this name is now considered invalid.

The Crystal darter lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The crystal darter, Crystallaria asprella, is a small North American fish found in small, moderate, and swift rivers in the drainage basins of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, however it is now extirpated from a majority of its range along the Ohio River. More

>The Crystal darter is a large deep rivers Darter with virtually nothing >known about its life History. Ths Project will help fill in the life >history gaps and allow the species to be better known. More

The crystal darter is very rare in Iowa causing Harlan et al. (1987) to speculate that it may not occur at all in Iowa. More

REMARKS: The crystal darter is protected by rules and regulations of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division. ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: Jordan described the crystal darter in 1878. More

of the crystal darter (Crystallaria asprella) in Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 21 pp. More

and is a close relative of the crystal darter found in the Mississippi River's drainage basins, WVU said Friday in a news release. The discovery was published last month in Zootaxa, an international journal for animal taxonomists. More

be a crystal darter, and in his paper he describes the first discovery of it in the Elk River. Since that time, he has put forth a lot of effort to get more information on that species. More

Article: New Records of the Crystal Darter (Crystallaria asprella) in the Middle Mississippi River = Article from: The American Midland Naturalist Article date: October 1, 2005 More

crystal darters existed in the Mississippi River basin from Ohio to Minnesota and south to southern Mississippi, northern Louisiana, southeastern Oklahoma and the Gulf Slope in Escambia, Mobile Bay and Pearl River drainages. More

The final SAR for the crystal darter was completed and submitted to the U.S. F&WS Project Manager and the U of MN St. Paul Campus Co-Op in October 2003 (NRRI/TR-2003/19). The final SAR for the eastern sand darter was completed and submitted to the U.S. More

Recent records of the crystal darter in the middle Mississippi River Stewart, J. G., Barko, V. A., Herzog, D. P., Henry, D. B., Ridings, J. W., Kelley, A. F., and Wallace, J. E. More

of the crystal darter (Crystallaria asprella), a small fish found in the drainage basins of the Mississippi River. Diamond darters are translucent; adults range from 3-5 inches long. Newly discovered Diamond darter. More

Common names

crystal darter in English
Crystallaria asprella in Catalan (Català)
Krystalsmutte in Danish (dansk)
水晶隐鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
水晶隱鱸 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Crystallaria
Species : Crystallaria asprella
Authority : Jordan, 1878