Snail darter

The snail darter was declared an endangered species in 1975, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

The Snail darter lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The snail darter controversy involved the delay of the construction of the Tellico Dam on the Little Tennessee River in 1973. More

The snail darter is a small (up to 9 cm long) fish native to waters of East Tennessee. It is a variety of darter which feeds primarily on aquatic snails. More

DISTRIBUTION: Snail darters were originally thought to occur only in the lower Little Tennessee River and adjacent Tennessee River. More

Snail darters are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Osteichthyes, order Percomorphi, family Percidae. More

Kenneth Murchison reveals that the snail darter case was just one part of a long struggle over whether the TVA should build the Tellico Dam. More

The Snail Darter Case: TVA Versus the Endangered Species Act (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) Share your own customer images Search inside this book The Snail Darter Case: TVA Versus the Endangered Species Act (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) (Paperback) = More

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

The Snail Darter: The Tiny Fish That Caused A Big BattleSee all 6 photos The Snail Darter: The Tiny Fish That Caused A Big Battle Big Dam; Little Fish - The Snail Darter is a tiny little fish that is native to More

The snail darter was declared an endangered speciesEndangered species An endangered species is a population of an organism which is at risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers, or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters.... More

The snail darter (Percina tanasi) was discovered in 1973 in the lower Little Tennessee River. More

The tiny Snail Darter is one of the most famous fishes in North America. It became the focus of attention in 1977 when its status as an endangered species delayed construction of Tellico Dam in the Tennessee Valley. More

But the Snail Darter has expanded to Chickamauga Creek, Sequatchie Hiwassee, Holsten, and Elk River systems.” (Jeremy Martin). The Snail Darters are found over grovel and sand shoals. The waters in which they inhabit are cold. More

The Snail Darter Case in a National Perspective Presenter(s): The University of Tennessee Type: On Demand Air Date: 4/18/2008 Air Time: 3:45 PM EDT Duration: 43 Minutes 2 Seconds Pat Parenteau and Ken Murchison More

Similarly, a new population of tiny snail darter fish was recently located in a tributary of the Tennessee River. More

* snail darter: meaning and definitions - snail darter: Definition and Pronunciation * Suggestions for spelling of encyclopedia/snail darter - The Infoplease spelling checker combines spelling help with our dictionary and thesaurus More

the snail darter was reclassified to threatened. DESCRIPTION: The snail darter is a member of the subgenus Imostoma with characteristics most similar to the closely related stargazing darter (Percina uranida). More

Indeed, the snail darter was a previously unknown species serendipitously discovered in the Little Tennessee River by a biologist looking for an animal to use in ESA litigation to halt dam construction. The story is replete with ironies. More

snail darter definition ☆ snail darter a very small freshwater fish (Percina tanasi) of the perch family: now nearly extinct Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2005 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. More

Snail Darter Is Taken Off Endangered List = * E-MAIL * Print * Reprints APPublished: February 23, 1983 The snail darter, the minnow More

com/Darters Snail Darter at Amazon Low Prices on Snail darter Free 2-Day Shipping w/ Amazon Prime www.Amazon. More

Common names

Percina tanasi in Catalan (Català)
snail darter in English
Sneglesmutte in Danish (dansk)
坦氏小鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
坦氏小鱸 in Unknown
坦氏小鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
坦氏小鲈 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percidae
Genus : Percina
Species : Percina tanasi
Authority : Etnier, 1976