Etowah darter

The Etowah darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

* States/US Territories in which the Etowah darter is known to occur: Georgia » Federal Register Documents Most Recent Federal Register Documents (Showing 4 of 4 ) Date Citation Page More

The river is home to the Etowah Darter, which is listed on the Endangered Species List. More

Etowah DarterThe Etowah Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) was drafted between 2002 and 2007 by the counties and municipalities of the Etowah basin (Lumpkin, Dawson, Forsyth, Pickens, Gilmer, Cherokee, Bartow, Cobb and Paulding counties) as a means to protect three federally protected fish More

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darter and Etowah darter are recently discovered species of fish that are endemic to the Etowah River system in north Georgia. The Cherokee darter is now known from approximately 20 small tributary systems of the Etowah River, but healthy populations are known from only a few sites. More

The Etowah darter is a slender fish two to three inches in length. While spawning in late spring and early summer male Etowah darters display brilliant red and blue colors in their fins, tails and bodies. More

Etowah Darter, two species of Holiday Darter, and the Cherokee Darter. The Etowah, Cherokee and the two species of Holiday darters are endemic, meaning the only place in the world they are found is in the Etowah Watershed. More

The Etowah darter (Etheostoma etowahae) is a fish restricted to the upper reaches of the Etowah Darter The Etowah darter (Etheostoma etowahae) is a fish restricted to the upper reaches of the Etowah River (Coosa River basin) in Georgia. More

The federally endangered Etowah Darter is much more sensitive. According to information presented by Wenger, the Etowah Darter is impacted when impervious surfaces cover about two percent of the total drainage area. More

Common names

Etowah darter in English

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma etowahae
Authority : Wood and Mayden, 1993