Mud darter

The Mud darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Mud Darter = Etheostoma asprigene, a member of subgenus Oligocephalus as are the Orangethroat Darter (E. spectabile) and the Rainbow Darter (E. caeruleum). More

Attached File Mud Darter1 from the Wisconsin River south of Sauk Prairie WI 05 08 07 by BZ.jpg (77.33K) Number of downloads: 0 Brian J. More

tentative ID of a Mud Darter(Etheostoma asprigene) The darter is listed at being found in Indiana, but where it is found is probably at the edge of its boundary. What do the rest of you think? Attached File Mystery_darter.jpg (50. More

The mud darter inhabits a variety of habitats including bayous of moderate size, overflow pools, creeks, slow flowing streams, and especially quiet, muddy sloughs and the mouths of streams and rivers tributary to large rivers (Clay 1975; Eddy and Underhill 1974; Etnier and Starnes 1993; More

mud darter, Etheostoma asprigene, in Lake Creek, Illinois View the book = (~28 pg)Read Online (1.19 MB)PDF (1. More

noted collection of large numbers of mud darters from dense mats of finely divided tree roots along shores of large rivers. In Illinois, densities in riffle habitats were 4.5-8.3 fish/m² from August to November, but dropped to one or fewer per m² from December to February. More

Common names

mud darter in English
Muddersmutte in Danish (dansk)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma asprigene
Authority : Forbes, 1878