Barrens darter

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Barrens darter
Etheostoma forbesi.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Genus: Etheostoma
Species: E. forbesi
Binomial name
Etheostoma forbesi
Page & Ceas, 1992

The barrens darter (Etheostoma forbesi) is a species of darter endemic to the eastern United States, where it is only known from the Cumberland ecoregion. It inhabits generally quiet pools in headwaters and creeks, often sheltering underneath large rocks. This species can reach a standard length of 7.4 cm (2.9 in).[2]


  1. ^ NatureServe (2013). "Etheostoma forbesi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T202484A2745240. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T202484A2745240.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Etheostoma forbesi" in FishBase. February 2014 version.