Tangerine darter

The Tangerine darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Tangerine darter (Percina aurantiaca) is a small (90–130 mm) insectivorous freshwater fish found in North America. Stub icon This Perciformes article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

The tangerine darter (Percina aurantiaca) is listed as a species in need of management in Tennessee. More

The tangerine darter is one of Tennessee's largest darters, reaching over 6 inches in length. It inhabits clearer portions of large to moderate sized headwater tributaries to the Tennessee River. Altitude of these habitats ranges from about 260 to 550 m (850- 1800 ft). More

Tangerine darter, Percina aurantiaca More

Tangerine DarterPhoto by Wayne Davis USEPA Tangerine Darter (Percina aurantiaca) Sipsey Darter - Photo by Jeff Grabarkiewicz Sipsey Darter (Etheostoma sp. cf. E. More

As for the tangerine darter, the chance of you catching one is slim. They are rare in nearly all instances and very difficult to catch as they live in the deepest and most challenging habitat. If you happened upon one, I would suggest against keeping it. More

tangerine darter Percina aurantiaca and stream habitat at local and regional scales in North Fork Holston River (NFHR) and Little River, VA. More

tangerine darter Region Map Notes: Basin Distribution in Georgia: In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee River Basin. Click here to download an Adobe Acrobat version of the map that also includes streams. More

Tangerine Darter Propagation Benthic Invertebrate Survey Video Resources PRRP Partners UTK Fisheries TDEC- WPC Blue Ridge Paper CFI, Inc. More

Common names

Mandarinsmutte in Danish (dansk)
tangerine darter in English

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Percina
Species : Percina aurantiaca
Authority : Cope, 1868