Kanawha darter

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Kanawha darter
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E. kanawhae
Binomial name
Etheostoma kanawhae
( Raney, 1941)
Synonyms
  • Poecilichthys kanawhae Raney, 1941

The Kanawha darter (Etheostoma kanawhae) is a species of darter endemic to the southeastern United States. [2]

Geographic distribution

E. kanawhae is only known to occur in the New River drainage of Virginia and North Carolina. It inhabits fast-flowing waters in riffles of small and medium rivers over gravel or rubble substrates. [2]

Description

This species can reach a length of 8.6 centimetres (3.4 in) TL though most only reach 6.5 centimetres (2.6 in). [2]

References

  1. ^ NatureServe (2013). "Etheostoma kanawhae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T8116A13366225. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T8116A13366225.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Etheostoma kanawhae" in FishBase. November 2013 version.