Bayou darter

The Bayou darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The bayou darter (Etheostoma rubrum) is a species of fish in the Percidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Etheostoma rubrum. More

The bayou darter is endemic to the Bayou Pierre and its larger tributaries in Mississippi. Critical Habitat has not been designated for this species. Special rules concerning "take" of this species can be found in 50 CFR 17.44(b). More

Species Profile for Bayou darter: Federal Register documents that apply to the Bayou darter. Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) in which Bayou darter occurrence has been recorded. ... BAYOU DARTER, Etheostoma (Nothonotus) rubrum US Fish & Wildlife ...: BAYOU DARTER. ... More

The Bayou darter (Etheostoma rubrum) is endemic to Bayou Pierre and the lower reaches of the tributaries of White Oak Creek, Foster Creek, and Turkey Creek in Mississippi . More

Endangered Status The Bayou Darter is on the U.S. Endangered Species List. It is classified as threatened throughout its range in Mississippi. This tiny fish (under two inches long) lives only in the Bayou Pierre drainage, a small Mississippi River tributary in southwestern Mississippi. More

The Bayou Darter is endemic to Bayou Pierre and the lower reaches of the White Oak Creek, Foster Creek, and Turkey Creek basins in Mississippi. It was placed on the endangered species list in 1975 due to degradation of its stream and streamside habitat. More

The bayou darter is a brownish-yellow fish that grows up about 5 centimeters (1.9 in.) in length. It has russet markings on a field of dark yellow, a prominent double spot on the tail fin, and a dark bar under the eyes. More

The Bayou darter, endemic to the Bayou Pierre area in Mississippi, is potentially threatened by gravel mining, clearing of riparian vegetation, road and bridge construction and transmission line construction and maintenance. More

characteristics of the threatened bayou darter (Etheostoma rubrum) in Mississippi. Copeia 1993:1127-1132. Beckett, D. C., B. J. Viskup, and S. T. Ross. 1992. Occurrence of Lepomis spp. (Centrarchidae) in Horn Island ponds. Northeast Gulf Science 12:129-133. Ross, S. T., D. C. More

in winter, bayou darters were associated with logs, cobble, and boulders, which may comprise important refugia during periods of high stream flow. Bayou darters apparently are egg buriers that probably use fine gravel or coarse sand (Ross and Wilkins 1993). More

Common names

Bayou darter in English
Etheostoma rubrum in Catalan (Català)
Flodarmssmutte in Danish (dansk)
紅鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
紅鏢鱸 in Unknown
红镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
红镖鲈 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma rubrum
Authority : Raney and Suttkus, 1966