Slackwater darter

The reproductive behavior of the slackwater darter varies with the temperature of the breeding habitat and the amount of rainfall.

The Slackwater darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Slackwater darter is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

* States/US Territories in which the Slackwater darter is known to occur: Alabama , Tennessee * For more information: More

a Petition To Delist the Slackwater Darter and Initiation of a 5-Year Review AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of 5-year review. More

The SlackWater Darter, (Etheostoma boschungi)(Stillevandssmutte) is a small fish of the stippled darter group. The slackwater darter has a conspicuous dark subocular bar and three prominent saddles. It is rather drab in color, the dorsum being dusky, olivaceous, or brownish. More

The slackwater darter occurs in two distinctly different, but necessarily adjacent, habitats: non-breeding habitat and breeding habitat. The breeding habitat must be accessible via a suitable non-breeding habitat. More

Slackwater Darter - Status and Population Viability Etheostoma boschungi, male Dodd site March 5, 2001: Etheostoma boschungi, the slackwater darter, is known from only a few disjunct populations in tributaries of theTennessee River, TN and AL. More

Slackwater Darter Workshop on Saturday April 26th, 2008 beginning at 9:30 am. The day's activities should last until 3:00 pm. If you are interested in participating, please reserve your spot by calling Allison Bohlman at (256) 656 3334 emailing abnailed@hotmail. More

Information on the slackwater darter is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly . More

slackwater darter does not present substantial information indicating that delisting was appropriate. However, the Service did initiate a five-year review of the status of the species as required by the Endangered Species Act. More

Slackwater darters spawn in late winter or early spring in small streams that dry up seasonally. Habitat destruction has significantly reduced available spawning sites and resulted in their imperilment. More

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Historically, populations of the slackwater darter were probabally more widely distributed throughout smaller streams of the Tennessee River basin. More

DESCRIPTION AND REPRODUCTION: The slackwater darter, a member of the stippled darter group, has a conspicuous dark subocular bar and three prominent saddles. It is rather drab in color, the dorsum being dusky, olivaceous, or brownish. The lateral blotches are dark brown to blue-black. More

DISTRIBUTION: The slackwater darter is know from disjunct populations in the Cypress Creek, Swan Creek, upper Shoal Creek, and Flint River systems in north Alabama and south-central Tennessee and from the headwaters of the Buffalo River in More

The slackwater darter is a small fish, about two-inches long, and olive or brown in co lor. This fish inhabits gentle riffles and slow-moving areas of upland tributary streams in the southern bend of the Tennessee River in northern Alabama and southwestern Tennessee. More

Common names

slackwater darter in English
Stillevandssmutte in Danish (dansk)
博氏鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
博氏鏢鱸 in Unknown
博氏镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
博氏镖鲈 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma boschungi
Authority : Wall and Williams, 1974