Etheostoma hopkinsi (Fowler, 1945)
Christmas darter
Etheostoma hopkinsi
photo by Coleman, P.S.

Family:  Percidae (Perches), subfamily: Etheostomatinae
Max. size:  6.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  North America: found only in Savannah, Ogeechee and Altamaha River drainages in South Carolina and Georgia, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rocky riffles of creeks and small to medium rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 December 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.06.94

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