Goldstripe darter

The Goldstripe darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

CHARACTERISTICS: The lateral line of the goldstripe darter in life appears as a thin golden stripe against a gray to brown body color. It may be interrupted by several dark brown distinct or mottled blotches along the side. More

The goldstripe darter, Etheostoma parvipinne, is an uncommon species of fish found along disconnected areas of the Gulf Coastal Plains with populations extending from the St. More

goldstripe darter, Etheostoma parvipinne, in Oklahoma. Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 79:87-89. Moore, G.A., and F.B. Cross. 1950. Additional Oklahoma fishes with validation of Poecilichthys parvipinnis (Gilbert and Swain). Copeia 1950(2):139-148. Page, L.M. 1981. More

temporal variation of goldstripe darter abundance in first-order streams in north-central mississippi. American Midland Naturalist. 156:23-36. More

* goldstripe darter: This rare darter has only been collected from Romine Spring (Pflieger 1997). Recent sampling of Romine Spring (1995), indicate that this darter is probably extirpated from Black River basin. More

Missouri, streams without goldstripe darters were associated with human modifications such as gravel mining, small impoundments, household effluent, and pipe culverts (Winston 2002). Distribution Help U.S. More

where to look for our goldstripe darters, we were discouraged to see that even though they're widespread, very few collections consisted of more than a couple of individuals. We picked four or five sites that had produced goldstripe darters in the past.... More

Common names

goldstripe darter in English
Guldstribet smutte in Danish (dansk)
金紋鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
金紋鏢鱸 in Unknown
金纹镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
金纹镖鲈 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma parvipinne
Authority : Gilbert & Swain, 1887