Fountain darter

They live in the vegetation at the bottom of clean springwater rivers, the overuse of such springs being the main reason for their depletion.

The Fountain darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

To establish a fountain darter captive propagation research program. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. More

To establish a fountain darter captive propagation research program. More

The fountain darter (Etheostoma fonticola) is a small freshwater fish found in the headwaters of only two rivers in Texas: the Comal River and the San Marcos River. They are generally smaller than 3 cm long. They feed on small invertebrates. More

Percidae The fountain darter, Etheostoma fonticola, is a small species of darter usually less than 25 mm standard length (SL), and its color in life is mostly reddish brown. More

Food of the fountain darter (Etheostoma fonticola) in the Comal River, New Braunsfels, Texas (August and November 1993). Interim Project Report, February 1995. 21 pp. Bonner, T.H., and D.L. McDonald. 2005. Threatened fishes of the world: Etheostoma fonticola (Jordan & Gilbert 1886) (Percidae). More

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The fountain darter is a reddish brown darter with an average length of 2.5 centimeters (1 inch). It displays a series of dark, horizontal, stitch-like lines along its sides and three dark spots at the base of the tail. More

The reintroduced fountain darters have flourished in the Comal Springs aquatic ecosystem. Location: Hays and Comal Counties, Texas Credit: Dr. More

fountain darter (Etheostoma fonticola) and spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), and two surrogate species, fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), exposed to copper (Cu). More

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Yes, it had to be as the fountain darter is only found in"San Marcos and Comal springs and their effluent rivers ( Gaudulpe R. More

Fountain darters live only in the Comal and San Marcos rivers. At present, only Comal River fish seem to be threatened by the trematode. Luckily, the parasite has occurred at only very low numbers on San Marcos River darters. More

Fountain darters are endangered because there is less water flowing from the springs now than in the past. More

Common names

fountain darter in English
Kildesmutte in Danish (dansk)
泉鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
泉镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma fonticola
Authority : Jordan and Gilbert, 1886