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Southern cavefish

Typhlichthys subterraneus

Girard, 1859

southern cavefish Species Photo


Order: Percopsiformes
Family: Amblyopsidae
Alternate Names:

Status: State Endangered


southern cavefish Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee 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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