Tessellated darter

The Tessellated darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Three forms of the tessellated darter have been found in the Hudson-Mohawk system . In the main Hudson below Troy, the species is characterized by having the nape, cheek, opercle, breast, and belly usually fully scaled. More

Discussion The Tessellated Darter spawns in a nest cavity, usually under rocks, logs, or other debris. The eggs are deposited in a single layer over an area 1" to 3" (2.5 to 7.5 cm) wide. Occasionally 3 or 4 males may maintain territories under the same rock. More

The similar tessellated darter is found on gravelly shoals with some water current and vegetation. Although usually considered a fish of inshore waters, johnny darters have been recorded at depths of over 130 feet in the Great Lakes. More

tessellated darter , raseux-de-terre gris Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04) Acquired: 2004 Notes: http://www.calacademy. More

The tessellated darter is found in the eastern United States from the Connecticut River system in New Hampshire (Scarola, 1973) and the Ottawa River, eastern Ontario in Canada (Scott and Crossman, 1973), south on the Atlantic coastal plain to the St. More

The tessellated darter is a very small minnow size fish that lives in sandy or muddy steam but prefers rocky bottoms during breeding. More

Common names

Mosaik-Springbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Mosaiksmutte in Danish (dansk)
raseux-de-terre gris in French (français)
tessellated darter in English
奥姆氏镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
奥姆氏镖鲈 in Unknown
奧姆氏鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
奧姆氏鏢鱸 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma olmstedi
Authority : Storer, 1842