Backwater darter

The Backwater darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

DISTRIBUTION: The backwater darter is found below the Fall Line in both the Alabama and Tombigbee river drainages of the Mobile basin and also in the Cowikee Creek system of the Chattahoochee River drainage. More

backwater darter Region Map Notes: Basin Distribution in Georgia: Occurs in the Chattahoochee River basin. Click here to download an Adobe Acrobat version of the map that also includes streams. More

Backwater - The backwater darter is one of the few types of darter that prefers sluggish, marl-laden streams draining the Black Belt across the central part of the state. More

Common names

backwater darter in English
Dødvandssmutte in Danish (dansk)
多带镖鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
多帶鏢鱸 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Etheostoma
Species : Etheostoma zonifer
Authority : Hubbs and Cannon, 1935