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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae Perches
Subfamily: Etheostomatinae
Genus: Etheostoma

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North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Etheostoma acuticeps Bailey, 1959

Photo by Photo by Richard T. Bryant/Wayne C. Starnes
 
Etheostoma acuticeps
[Sharphead darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Etheostoma akatulo
[Bluemask darter]



North America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Etheostoma artesiae (Hay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Etheostoma artesiae
[Redspot darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.1 cm TL
Etheostoma asprigene (Forbes, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Etheostoma asprigene
[Mud darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Etheostoma atripinne
[Cumberland snubnose darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Etheostoma australe
[Conchos darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma autumnale
[]



North America
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL
Etheostoma baileyi Page & Burr, 1982

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma baileyi
[Emerald darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Etheostoma barbouri
[Teardrop darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Etheostoma barrenense Burr & Page, 1982

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma barrenense
[Splendid darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Etheostoma basilare Page, Hardman & Near, 2003

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma basilare
[Corrugated darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma bellator
[Warrior darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Etheostoma bellum
[Orangefin darter]



North America

Etheostoma bison Ceas & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma bison
[Buffalo darter]



North America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Etheostoma blennioides Rafinesque, 1819

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Etheostoma blennioides
[Greenside darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.3 cm TL
Etheostoma blennius Gilbert & Swain, 1887

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma blennius
[Blenny darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Etheostoma boschungi
[Slackwater darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Etheostoma brevirostrum Suttkus & Etnier, 1991

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma brevirostrum
[Holiday darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Etheostoma brevispinum
[Carolina fantail darter]



North America

Etheostoma burri Ceas & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma burri
[Brook Darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Etheostoma caeruleum Storer, 1845

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma caeruleum
[Rainbow darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Etheostoma camurum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Etheostoma camurum
[Bluebreast darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Etheostoma cervus
[Chickasaw darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma chermocki
[Vermilion darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Etheostoma chienense Page & Ceas, 1992

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma chienense
[Relict darter]



North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Etheostoma chlorobranchium Zorach, 1972

Photo by Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.
 
Etheostoma chlorobranchium
[Greenfin darter]



North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Etheostoma chlorosomum (Hay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma chlorosomum
[Bluntnose darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma chuckwachatte
[Lipstick darter]



North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Etheostoma cinereum Storer, 1845

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma cinereum
[Ashy darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Etheostoma clinton
[Beaded darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Etheostoma collettei Birdsong & Knapp, 1969

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma collettei
[Creole darter]



North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Etheostoma collis (Hubbs & Cannon, 1935)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma collis
[Carolina darter]



North America

Etheostoma colorosum Suttkus & Bailey, 1993

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma colorosum
[Coastal darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Etheostoma coosae (Fowler, 1945)

Photo by Photo by Carlson, B.
 
Etheostoma coosae
[Coosa darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Etheostoma corona Page & Ceas, 1992

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma corona
[Crown darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Etheostoma cragini
[Arkansas darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Etheostoma crossopterum
[Fringed darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Etheostoma cyanoprosopum
[Blueface darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL
Etheostoma davisoni Hay, 1885

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & H. Jelks
 
Etheostoma davisoni
[Choctawhatchee darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Etheostoma denoncourti
[Golden darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Etheostoma derivativum Page, Hardman & Near, 2003

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma derivativum
[Stone darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Etheostoma ditrema
[Coldwater darter]



North America

Etheostoma douglasi Wood & Mayden, 1993

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma douglasi
[Tuskaloossa darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Etheostoma duryi Henshall, 1889

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma duryi
[Black darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Etheostoma edwini (Hubbs & Cannon, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma edwini
[Brown darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Etheostoma erythrozonum
[Meramec Saddled Darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm TL

 
Etheostoma etnieri
[Cherry darter]



North America

Etheostoma etowahae Wood & Mayden, 1993

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma etowahae
[Etowah darter]



North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Etheostoma euzonum (Hubbs & Black, 1940)

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma euzonum
[Arkansas saddled darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Etheostoma exile (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Dextrase, A.
 
Etheostoma exile
[Iowa darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Etheostoma flabellare Rafinesque, 1819

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma flabellare
[Fantail darter]



North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Etheostoma flavum Etnier & Bailey, 1989

Photo by Photo by Markwell, B.
 
Etheostoma flavum
[Saffron darter]



North America
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Etheostoma fonticola (Jordan & Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma fonticola
[Fountain darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Etheostoma forbesi Page & Ceas, 1992

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma forbesi
[Barrens darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma fragi
[Strawberry darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm TL

 
Etheostoma fricksium
[Savannah darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.9 cm TL
Etheostoma fusiforme (Girard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Etheostoma fusiforme
[Swamp darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Etheostoma gore
[Cumberland darter]



North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Etheostoma gracile (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Etheostoma gracile
[Slough darter]



North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Etheostoma grahami (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Etheostoma grahami
[Rio Grande darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma gutselli
[Tuckasegee darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Etheostoma histrio Jordan & Gilbert, 1887

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma histrio
[Harlequin darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Etheostoma hopkinsi (Fowler, 1945)

Photo by Photo by Coleman, P.S.
 
Etheostoma hopkinsi
[Christmas darter]



North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Etheostoma inscriptum (Jordan & Brayton, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Coleman, P.S.
 
Etheostoma inscriptum
[Turquoise darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Etheostoma jessiae (Jordan & Brayton, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Etheostoma jessiae
[Blueside darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Etheostoma jimmycarter
[Bluegrass darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.9 cm TL
Etheostoma jordani Gilbert, 1891

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma jordani
[Greenbreast darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Etheostoma juliae Meek, 1891

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma juliae
[Yoke darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Etheostoma kanawhae (Raney, 1941)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma kanawhae
[Kanawha darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Etheostoma kantuckeense Ceas & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma kantuckeense
[Highland Rim Darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm TL

 
Etheostoma kennicotti
[Stripetail darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma lachneri
[Tombigbee darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Etheostoma lawrencei
[Headwater darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Etheostoma lemniscatum
[Tuxedo Darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Etheostoma lepidum (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Etheostoma lepidum
[Greenthroat darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Etheostoma longimanum Jordan, 1888

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Etheostoma longimanum
[Longfin darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Etheostoma lugoi
[Tufa darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Etheostoma luteovinctum Gilbert & Swain, 1887

Photo by Photo by Markwell, B.
 
Etheostoma luteovinctum
[Redband darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Etheostoma lynceum
[Brighteye darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Etheostoma maculatum Kirtland, 1840

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma maculatum
[Spotted darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Etheostoma mariae (Fowler, 1947)

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma mariae
[Pinewoods darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Etheostoma marmorpinnum
[Marbled Darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Etheostoma maydeni
[Redlips Darter]



North America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Etheostoma microperca Jordan & Gilbert, 1888

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma microperca
[Least darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma mihileze
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Etheostoma moorei
[Yellowcheek darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Etheostoma nebra
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Etheostoma neopterum
[Lollipop darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Etheostoma nianguae
[Niangua darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Etheostoma nigripinne
[Blackfin darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Etheostoma nigrum Rafinesque, 1820

Photo by Photo by Markwell, B.
 
Etheostoma nigrum
[Johnny darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Etheostoma nuchale Howell & Caldwell, 1965

Photo by Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Etheostoma nuchale
[Watercress darter]



North America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Etheostoma obama Mayden & Layman, 2012

Photo by Photo by Markwell, B.
 
Etheostoma obama
[Spangled darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Etheostoma obeyense
[Barcheek darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma occidentale
[]



North America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Etheostoma okaloosae (Fowler, 1941)

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma okaloosae
[Okaloosa darter]



North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Etheostoma olivaceum Braasch & Page, 1979

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma olivaceum
[Sooty darter]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Etheostoma olmstedi Storer, 1842

Photo by Photo by Cribb, M.T.
 
Etheostoma olmstedi
[Tessellated darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Etheostoma oophylax Ceas & Page, 1992

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma oophylax
[Guardian darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma orientale
[]



North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Etheostoma osburni (Hubbs & Trautman, 1932)

Photo by Photo by Romine, J.G.
 
Etheostoma osburni
[Candy darter]



North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Etheostoma pallididorsum Distler & Metcalf, 1962

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma pallididorsum
[Paleback darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL
Etheostoma parvipinne Gilbert & Swain, 1887

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Etheostoma parvipinne
[Goldstripe darter]



North America

Etheostoma percnurum Jenkins, 1994

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma percnurum
[Duskytail darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Etheostoma perlongum
[Waccamaw darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma phytophilum
[Rush darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma planasaxatile
[]



North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Etheostoma podostemone Jordan & Jenkins, 1889

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma podostemone
[Riverweed darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Etheostoma pottsii
[Chihuahua darter]



North America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Etheostoma proeliare (Hay, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Etheostoma proeliare
[Cypress darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Etheostoma pseudovulatum Page & Ceas, 1992

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma pseudovulatum
[Egg-mimic darter]



North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Etheostoma punctulatum (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma punctulatum
[Stippled darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Etheostoma pyrrhogaster
[Firebelly darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Etheostoma radiosum (Hubbs & Black, 1941)

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma radiosum
[Orangebelly darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Etheostoma rafinesquei Burr & Page, 1982

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma rafinesquei
[Kentucky darter]



North America

Etheostoma ramseyi Suttkus & Bailey, 1994

Photo by Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Etheostoma ramseyi
[Alabama darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma raneyi
[Yazoo darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Etheostoma rubrum
[Bayou darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Etheostoma rufilineatum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Brill, J.
 
Etheostoma rufilineatum
[Redline darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm TL

 
Etheostoma rupestre
[Rock darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Etheostoma sagitta
[Arrow darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Etheostoma saludae
[Saluda darter]



North America

Etheostoma scotti Bauer, Etnier & Burkhead, 1995

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma scotti
[Cherokee darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Etheostoma segrex
[Río Salado darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Etheostoma sellare
[Maryland darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma sequatchiense
[Sequatchie darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Etheostoma serrifer (Hubbs & Cannon, 1935)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma serrifer
[Sawcheek darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Etheostoma simoterum (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Etheostoma simoterum
[Snubnose darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Etheostoma sitikuense
[Citico Darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Etheostoma smithi Page & Braasch, 1976

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma smithi
[Slabrock darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Etheostoma spectabile (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Markwell, B.
 
Etheostoma spectabile
[Orangethroat darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Etheostoma spilotum
[Cumberland plateau darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Etheostoma squamiceps
[Spottail darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL
Etheostoma stigmaeum (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma stigmaeum
[Speckled darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL
Etheostoma striatulum Page & Braasch, 1977

Photo by Photo by Christy, L.
 
Etheostoma striatulum
[Striated darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma susanae
[Cumberland darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Etheostoma swaini (Jordan, 1884)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma swaini
[Gulf darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Etheostoma swannanoa Jordan & Evermann, 1889

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma swannanoa
[Swannanoa darter]



North America

Etheostoma tallapoosae Suttkus & Etnier, 1991

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Etheostoma tallapoosae
[Tallapoosa darter]



North America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Etheostoma tecumsehi Ceas & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Etheostoma tecumsehi
[Shawnee darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Etheostoma teddyroosevelt
[Highland darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma tennesseense
[]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Etheostoma tetrazonum (Hubbs & Black, 1940)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma tetrazonum
[Missouri saddled darter]



North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Etheostoma thalassinum (Jordan & Brayton, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Cribb, M.T.
 
Etheostoma thalassinum
[Seagreen darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Etheostoma thompsoni
[Gumbo darter]



North America
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Etheostoma tippecanoe Jordan & Evermann, 1890

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma tippecanoe
[Tippecanoe darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm TL

 
Etheostoma trisella
[Trispot darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Etheostoma tuscumbia
[Tuscumbia darter]
No picture found


 
Etheostoma uniporum
[Current darter]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Etheostoma variatum Kirtland, 1840

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma variatum
[Variegate darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Etheostoma virgatum
[Striped darter]



North America
Max. Length 6.6 cm TL
Etheostoma vitreum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Etheostoma vitreum
[Glassy darter]



North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Etheostoma vulneratum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Etheostoma vulneratum
[Wounded darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Etheostoma wapiti Etnier & Williams, 1989

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Etheostoma wapiti
[Boulder darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Etheostoma whipplei (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma whipplei
[Redfin darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Etheostoma zonale (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Etheostoma zonale
[Banded darter]



North America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Etheostoma zonifer (Hubbs & Cannon, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Etheostoma zonifer
[Backwater darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm TL

 
Etheostoma zonistium
[Bandfin darter]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Etheostoma acuticeps Sharphead darter North America 8.4 TL 1959
Etheostoma akatulo Bluemask darter North America 4.8 SL 2009
Etheostoma artesiae Redspot darter North America 8 SL 1881
Etheostoma asprigene Mud darter North America 7.1 TL 1878
Etheostoma atripinne Cumberland snubnose darter North America 6 SL 1877
Etheostoma australe Conchos darter North America 5.5 TL 1889
Etheostoma autumnale North America 2010
Etheostoma baileyi Emerald darter North America 5.6 TL 1982
Etheostoma barbouri Teardrop darter North America 6 TL 1971
Etheostoma barrenense Splendid darter North America 6.4 TL 1982
Etheostoma basilare Corrugated darter North America 5.5 SL 2003
Etheostoma bellator Warrior darter North America 1993
Etheostoma bellum Orangefin darter North America 9 TL 1968
Etheostoma bison Buffalo darter North America 1997
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside darter North America 17 TL 1819
Etheostoma blennius Blenny darter North America 8.3 TL 1887
Etheostoma boschungi Slackwater darter North America 7.8 TL 1974
Etheostoma brevirostrum Holiday darter North America 5.8 TL 1991
Etheostoma brevispinum Carolina fantail darter North America 6.3 SL 1926
Etheostoma burri Brook Darter North America 1997
Etheostoma caeruleum Rainbow darter North America 7.7 TL 1845
Etheostoma camurum Bluebreast darter North America 8.4 TL 1870
Etheostoma cervus Chickasaw darter North America 5.2 SL 2003
Etheostoma chermocki Vermilion darter North America 1992
Etheostoma chienense Relict darter North America 7.1 SL 1992
Etheostoma chlorobranchium Greenfin darter North America 10 TL 1972
Etheostoma chlorosomum Bluntnose darter North America 6 TL 1881
Etheostoma chuckwachatte Lipstick darter North America 1993
Etheostoma cinereum Ashy darter North America 12 TL 1845
Etheostoma clinton Beaded darter North America 3.5 SL 2012
Etheostoma collettei Creole darter North America 7.4 TL 1969
Etheostoma collis Carolina darter North America 6 TL 1935
Etheostoma colorosum Coastal darter North America 1993
Etheostoma coosae Coosa darter North America 7.2 TL 1945
Etheostoma corona Crown darter North America 7.8 TL 1992
Etheostoma cragini Arkansas darter North America 6 TL 1885
Etheostoma crossopterum Fringed darter North America 10 TL 1985
Etheostoma cyanoprosopum Blueface darter North America 4.9 SL 2017
Etheostoma davisoni Choctawhatchee darter North America 6.1 TL 1885
Etheostoma denoncourti Golden darter North America 2.9 SL 1997
Etheostoma derivativum Stone darter North America 5.7 SL 2003
Etheostoma ditrema Coldwater darter North America 5.4 TL 1965
Etheostoma douglasi Tuskaloossa darter North America 1993
Etheostoma duryi Black darter North America 7.2 TL 1889
Etheostoma edwini Brown darter North America 5.3 TL 1935
Etheostoma erythrozonum Meramec Saddled Darter North America 7.1 SL 2009
Etheostoma etnieri Cherry darter North America 7.7 TL 1977
Etheostoma etowahae Etowah darter North America 1993
Etheostoma euzonum Arkansas saddled darter North America 12 TL 1940
Etheostoma exile Iowa darter North America 7.2 TL 1859
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail darter North America 8.4 TL 1819
Etheostoma flavum Saffron darter North America 7 TL 1989
Etheostoma fonticola Fountain darter North America 4.3 TL 1886
Etheostoma forbesi Barrens darter North America 7.4 SL 1992
Etheostoma fragi Strawberry darter North America 1968
Etheostoma fricksium Savannah darter North America 7.4 TL 1923
Etheostoma fusiforme Swamp darter North America 5.9 TL 1854
Etheostoma gore Cumberland darter North America 4.3 SL 2012
Etheostoma gracile Slough darter North America 6 TL 1859
Etheostoma grahami Rio Grande darter North America 6 TL 1859
Etheostoma gutselli Tuckasegee darter North America 1932
Etheostoma histrio Harlequin darter North America 7.7 TL 1887
Etheostoma hopkinsi Christmas darter North America 6.6 TL 1945
Etheostoma inscriptum Turquoise darter North America 8 TL 1878
Etheostoma jessiae Blueside darter North America 6.8 TL 1878
Etheostoma jimmycarter Bluegrass darter North America 4.9 SL 2012
Etheostoma jordani Greenbreast darter North America 7.9 TL 1891
Etheostoma juliae Yoke darter North America 7.8 TL 1891
Etheostoma kanawhae Kanawha darter North America 8.6 TL 1941
Etheostoma kantuckeense Highland Rim Darter North America 5.6 SL 1997
Etheostoma kennicotti Stripetail darter North America 8.3 TL 1863
Etheostoma lachneri Tombigbee darter North America 1994
Etheostoma lawrencei Headwater darter North America 6.2 SL 2002
Etheostoma lemniscatum Tuxedo Darter North America 5.4 SL 2008
Etheostoma lepidum Greenthroat darter North America 6.6 TL 1853
Etheostoma longimanum Longfin darter North America 8.9 TL 1888
Etheostoma lugoi Tufa darter Central America 3.8 SL 1997
Etheostoma luteovinctum Redband darter North America 6.8 TL 1887
Etheostoma lynceum Brighteye darter North America 6.4 TL 1885
Etheostoma maculatum Spotted darter North America 9 TL 1840
Etheostoma mariae Pinewoods darter North America 7.6 TL 1947
Etheostoma marmorpinnum Marbled Darter North America 4.1 SL 2008
Etheostoma maydeni Redlips Darter North America 8.0 SL 2012
Etheostoma microperca Least darter North America 4.4 TL 1888
Etheostoma mihileze North America 2010
Etheostoma moorei Yellowcheek darter North America 7.2 TL 1964
Etheostoma nebra North America 6.1 SL 2015
Etheostoma neopterum Lollipop darter North America 8.9 TL 1978
Etheostoma nianguae Niangua darter North America 13 TL 1887
Etheostoma nigripinne Blackfin darter North America 8.8 TL 1985
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny darter North America 7.2 TL 1820
Etheostoma nuchale Watercress darter North America 5.4 TL 1965
Etheostoma obama Spangled darter North America 4.8 SL 2012
Etheostoma obeyense Barcheek darter North America 8.4 TL 1892
Etheostoma occidentale North America 2007
Etheostoma okaloosae Okaloosa darter North America 5.3 TL 1941
Etheostoma olivaceum Sooty darter North America 8 TL 1979
Etheostoma olmstedi Tessellated darter North America 11 TL 1842
Etheostoma oophylax Guardian darter North America 7.4 SL 1992
Etheostoma orientale North America 2007
Etheostoma osburni Candy darter North America 10 TL 1932
Etheostoma pallididorsum Paleback darter North America 6 TL 1962
Etheostoma parvipinne Goldstripe darter North America 6.7 TL 1887
Etheostoma percnurum Duskytail darter North America 1994
Etheostoma perlongum Waccamaw darter North America 9 TL 1946
Etheostoma phytophilum Rush darter North America 1999
Etheostoma planasaxatile North America 2007
Etheostoma podostemone Riverweed darter North America 7.6 TL 1889
Etheostoma pottsii Chihuahua darter Central America 5.5 TL 1859
Etheostoma proeliare Cypress darter North America 4.8 TL 1881
Etheostoma pseudovulatum Egg-mimic darter North America 6.1 SL 1992
Etheostoma punctulatum Stippled darter North America 10 TL 1854
Etheostoma pyrrhogaster Firebelly darter North America 7 TL 1988
Etheostoma radiosum Orangebelly darter North America 8.5 TL 1941
Etheostoma rafinesquei Kentucky darter North America 6.5 TL 1982
Etheostoma ramseyi Alabama darter North America 1994
Etheostoma raneyi Yazoo darter North America 1994
Etheostoma rubrum Bayou darter North America 5.5 TL 1966
Etheostoma rufilineatum Redline darter North America 8.4 TL 1870
Etheostoma rupestre Rock darter North America 8.3 TL 1887
Etheostoma sagitta Arrow darter North America 12 TL 1883
Etheostoma saludae Saluda darter North America 4.3 SL 1935
Etheostoma scotti Cherokee darter North America 1995
Etheostoma segrex Río Salado darter Central America 4.4 SL 1997
Etheostoma sellare Maryland darter North America 8.4 TL 1913
Etheostoma sequatchiense Sequatchie darter North America 1979
Etheostoma serrifer Sawcheek darter North America 6.8 TL 1935
Etheostoma simoterum Snubnose darter North America 7.7 TL 1868
Etheostoma sitikuense Citico Darter North America 5.0 SL 2008
Etheostoma smithi Slabrock darter North America 6.2 TL 1976
Etheostoma spectabile Orangethroat darter North America 7.2 TL 1854
Etheostoma spilotum Cumberland plateau darter North America 12 TL 1887
Etheostoma squamiceps Spottail darter North America 8.8 TL 1877
Etheostoma stigmaeum Speckled darter North America 6.1 TL 1877
Etheostoma striatulum Striated darter North America 5.6 TL 1977
Etheostoma susanae Cumberland darter North America 1883
Etheostoma swaini Gulf darter North America 7.8 TL 1884
Etheostoma swannanoa Swannanoa darter North America 9 TL 1889
Etheostoma tallapoosae Tallapoosa darter North America 1991
Etheostoma tecumsehi Shawnee darter North America 5.4 SL 1997
Etheostoma teddyroosevelt Highland darter North America 4.3 SL 2012
Etheostoma tennesseense North America 2007
Etheostoma tetrazonum Missouri saddled darter North America 9 TL 1940
Etheostoma thalassinum Seagreen darter North America 8 TL 1878
Etheostoma thompsoni Gumbo darter North America 6.1 SL 2012
Etheostoma tippecanoe Tippecanoe darter North America 4.3 TL 1890
Etheostoma trisella Trispot darter North America 5.9 TL 1963
Etheostoma tuscumbia Tuscumbia darter North America 6.1 TL 1887
Etheostoma uniporum Current darter North America 1968
Etheostoma variatum Variegate darter North America 11 TL 1840
Etheostoma virgatum Striped darter North America 7.8 TL 1880
Etheostoma vitreum Glassy darter North America 6.6 TL 1870
Etheostoma vulneratum Wounded darter North America 8 TL 1870
Etheostoma wapiti Boulder darter North America 8.5 TL 1989
Etheostoma whipplei Redfin darter North America 9 TL 1859
Etheostoma zonale Banded darter North America 7.8 TL 1868
Etheostoma zonifer Backwater darter North America 4.4 TL 1935
Etheostoma zonistium Bandfin darter North America 7.1 TL 1988



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