Pinewoods darter

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Pinewoods darter
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Genus: Etheostoma
Species: E. mariae
Binomial name
Etheostoma mariae
(Fowler, 1947)
Synonyms
  • Belophlox mariae Fowler, 1947

The pinewoods darter (Etheostoma mariae) is a species of darter endemic to the eastern United States where it is only known to occur in the Little Peedee River system in the Carolinas. It inhabits creeks, preferring gravel riffles and vegetated areas with strong currents. This species can reach a length of 7.6 centimetres (3.0 in) TL though most only reach about 5.2 centimetres (2.0 in).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NatureServe (2013). "Etheostoma mariae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Etheostoma mariae" in FishBase. February 2014 version.