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Fish Species Description

River darter

Percina shumardi

(Girard, 1859)

river darter Species Photo


Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae
Alternate Names:

Status: State Endangered, presumed Extirpated in Georgia


river darter Region Map


All records are pre-1973. This species is presumed extirpated from the Conasauga River system.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurred in the Coosa River basin.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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DNR Species Conservation Status Map

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DNR Species Profile

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