Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge
|Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge|
Map of the United States
|Location||Lawrence County, Missouri, United States|
|Nearest city||Springfield, MO|
|Area||40 acres (16 ha)|
|Visitors||Closed to the public (in 2006)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
|Website||Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge|
The Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge is a 40-acre (16-ha) National Wildlife Refuge located in Lawrence County, Missouri, 20 mi (32 km) west of Springfield. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service acquired the land in 1991 to protect the endangered Ozark cavefish.
Wildlife and protected species
- Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge
- Recreation.gov overview
- Endangered Species Guidesheet, Missouri Department of Conservation
- Ghost Fish of the Ozarks, by Tracy Crede
- Elliott, William R. (2003). "A Guide to Missouri's Cave Life" (PDF). Missouri Department of Conservation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-29. Retrieved 2006-05-23.