Vermilion darter

The Vermilion darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

for the Endangered Vermilion Darter for Review and Comment AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of documents availability and opening of public comment period. More

The vermilion darter is a medium-sized darter found only in the Turkey Creek drainage, Jefferson County, Alabama. More

the process, and in November 2001, the vermilion darter was designated as endangered. Ultimately, the jail site changed to a location outside the watershed thanks to negotiations by Jefferson County Commission and START. More

The Vermilion darter (Etheostoma chermocki) is a severely endangered species of fish native to Turkey Creek in Jefferson County. Its habitat is direly threatened by development, especially construction runoff. The 2. More

Among these is the vermilion darter, one of 180 freshwater species endemic to the Mobile Basin drainage. More

HABITAT: The vermilion darter lives in small to medium-sized streams with gravel riffles and moderate currents. For spawning, the fish requires clean, clear, flowing water and clean rocks, logs, or sand and gravel substrate. More

The vermilion darter (Etheostoma chermocki) is found only in Turkey Creek, a tributary of the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River. The U.S. More

listing the Vermilion Darter and to actually list the Vermilion Darter as endangered by the required deadline. Plaintiffs will demonstrate that Babbitt and Clark failed to rely upon the best available scientific and commercial data. More

"The vermilion darter faces multiple threats, not least of which are its genetic isolation and vulnerability to changes in water quality in the small streams in which it is found," said Southeast regional director Sam Hamilton. More

current range of the vermilion darter is 11.6 kilometers (km) (7.2 More

The Vermilion darter, a small, brilliantly colored fish found only in a single tributary in Alabama, is nearing extinction because of decline in water quality and destruction of its habitat. As a result, the U.S. More

CHARACTERISTICS: The vermilion darter has a poorly developed frenum hidden undr the upper lip flap and broadly connected gill membranes. Breeding males have a light olive to straw-colored body, and the back is crossed by eight dark olive saddles. More

Paul Blanchard spies a vermilion darter on one of his trips to Turkey Creek. He continues to study Turkey Creek to identify as many vermilion darter habitats as possible for inclusion in a computer model. More

Vermilion Darter Wins Against Gale Norton WildLaw and our clients the Biodiversity Legal Foundation and Wild Alabama have won one of the first victories in an environmental lawsuit filed against the Bush Administration. More

Common names

vermilion darter in English

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma chermocki
Authority : Boschung, Mayden and Tomelleri,1992