Amber darter

The amber darter is typically less than 2.

The Amber darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The amber darter (Percina antesella) is a small, endangered freshwater fish of the Conasauga and Etowah rivers in Georgia and Tennessee. The amber darter is typically less than 2.5 inches in length and has a slender body. More

Characteristics: The amber darter, a member of the subgenus Imostoma, distinguished by the placement of its first dorsal saddle, which is located well anterior to the spiny dorsal fin. More

* States/US Territories in which the Amber darter is known to occur: Georgia , Tennessee * For more information: More

The amber darter (Percina antesella) is a small, endangered freshwater fishFish A fish is any marine biology vertebrate animal that is typically ectothermic , covered with scale , and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins.... More

The amber darter is a slender, small (usually less than 60 mm SL), golden-brown darter with a dark subocular bar and speckled median fins. More

The amber darter is a very rare fish endemic to the Etowah and Conasauga watersheds (that is, it is only found in these two systems and nowhere else). More

Tennessee The amber darter, Percina antesella, is a short, slender-bodied fish generally less than 2.5 in (6 cm) long.... More

The Amber Darter is found in the Etowah and Conasauga Watersheds. Both the Etowah and Amber darters are listed on the federal endangered species list, while the Cherokee darter is listed as threatened. The Holiday darters are also small stream fish. More

The amber darter feeds primarily on snails and insects. REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT: Little information is available on life history. Limited data indicate that spawning may occur from late fall to early spring. Maximum life span may be around 3 years. More

Amber - The amber darter is a federally endangered species that is endemic to the Conasauga and Etowah river systems in the upper Coosa River system of Georgia and Tennessee. More

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The amber darter is a small, slender fish usually less than 2.5 inches long that spawns in shallow marshy areas. The top of its body is brown and the belly is yellow to cream in color. More

Endangered Status The Amber Darter is on the U.S. Endangered Species List. It is classified as endangered throughout its range in Georgia and Tennessee. This small fish is known to live in a 33. More

threatened amber darter (Percina antesella) into consideration in the design of the proposed dam impounding the Yellow Creek Reservoir, that the habitat requirements of the Cherokee darter or Etowah darter could also be considered having been addressed. More

Common names

amber darter in English
Ravsmutte in Danish (dansk)
琥珀小鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
琥珀小鱸 in Unknown
琥珀小鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
琥珀小鲈 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Percina
Species : Percina antesella
Authority : Williams and Etnier, 1977