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Etheostoma stigmaeum (Jordan, 1877)
SPECKLED DARTER
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Etheostoma stigmaeum   (Jordan, 1877)

Speckled darter Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Percidae (Perches) > Etheostomatinae
Etymology: Etheostoma: Greek, etheo = to strain + Greek, stoma = mouth; Rafinesque said "various mouths", but Jordan and Evermann suggest the name might have been intended as "Heterostoma (Ref. 45335 ) ;   stigmaeum: stigmaeum meaning speckled (Ref. 10294 ) .

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Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate; 38°N - 31°N

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North America: in Mississippi River basin from western Virginia to southeastern Kansas, and south to Louisiana in the USA; Gulf Slope drainages from Mobile Bay and Pensacola Bay in Georgia, Alabama and Florida to Sabine River in Louisiana in the USA; and in Clinch and Powell rivers in Virginia and Tennessee, USA.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723 ); common length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit clear sandy and rocky pools of creeks and small to medium, usually fast, rivers (Ref. 5723 ). Eggs are found buried in the substrate (Ref. 7043 ).

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Eggs are found buried in the substrate (Ref. 7043 ).

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr , 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185 )

  Least Concern (LC)  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00501 (0.00201 - 0.01253), b=3.14 (2.92 - 3.36), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .

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