Ashy darter

The ashy darter is a species of fish in the Percidae family.

The Ashy darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, depth range 0 - 2 m environment.

Status of the ashy darter in the Clinch River, Virginia The ashy darter is known from very few collection records in Virginia, all from the main channel of the Clinch River. More

G-Trend The ashy darter is distributed sporadically in the Tennessee and Comment Cumberland river drainages in Kentucky and Tennessee (NatureServe 2004). More

Ashy darters were feared extirpated from the Clinch in Virginia. This specimen was seen and collected while snorkeling for madtoms. More

rediscovery of ashy darters, Etheostoma cinereum, in Virginia. Ashy darters are only rarely collected from the Clinch in Tennessee. The only known Virginia specimen was collected in 1964 and the location data was vague. More

Ashy - A large, dusky yellow darter, the ashy darter has not been collected in Alabama since 1845, though a 1981 Elk River collection near Fayetteville, Tennessee, offers hope that the species may still inhabit state waters near the Alabama-Tennessee state line. More

recent years, ashy darters have been found in Big South Fork and Rockcastle River of the Cumberland River system in Kentucky and Tennessee and Buffalo, Little, Emory, and Elk rivers of the Tennessee River system. More

CHARACTERISTICS: The ashy darter is considered one of the more primitive species in the genus Etheostoma (Page, 1983). More

Common names

ashy darter in English
Askesmutte in Danish (dansk)
Etheostoma cinereum in Catalan (Català)
灰鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
灰镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma cinereum
Authority : Storer, 1845