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Percina kathae.jpg
Percina kathae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Subfamily: Etheostomatinae
Genus: Percina
Haldeman, 1842

Percina is a genus of small bony fishes of the family Percidae from North America. Like similar Etheostomatinae, they are called "darters". More specifically, the genus as a whole is known as roughbelly darters, while certain species of Percina with a pattern of vertical bars on the flanks are called logperches.


There are currently 48 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Robison, H. W.; Cashner, R. C.; Raley, M. E.; Near, T. J. (2014). "A New Species of Darter from the Ouachita Highlands in Arkansas Related to Percina nasuta (Percidae: Etheostomatinae)". Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. 55 (2): 237–252. doi:10.3374/014.055.0211.