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Etheostoma atripinne

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA ACTINOPTERYGII PERCIFORMES PERCIDAE

Scientific Name: Etheostoma atripinne
Species Authority: (Jordan, 1877)
Common Name/s:
English Cumberland Snubnose Darter
Synonym/s:
Arlina atripinnis Jordan, 1877

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-03-26
Assessor/s: NatureServe
Reviewer/s: Smith, K. & Darwall, W.R.T.
Facilitator/s: Hammerson, G.A. & Ormes, M.
Justification:
This species has a small extent of occurrence, but it is listed as Least Concern in view of the fairly large number of subpopulations, large population size, apparently stable trend, and lack of major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Range includes tributaries of the Cumberland River system in the Nashville Basin, from near the mouth of the Roaring River to Mansker Creek (northeastern Nashville), Tennessee (Page and Burr 2011).
Countries:
Native:
United States
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Population [top]

Population: This species is represented by a fairly large number of occurrences (subpopulations).

Total adult population size is unknown but presumably exceeds 10,000. This fish is abundant (Page and Burr 2011).

Trend over the past 10 years or three generations is uncertain but likely relatively stable.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Habitat includes current-swept rocky pools and adjacent riffles of creeks and small to medium rivers (Page and Burr 2011).
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Currently, this species is of relatively low conservation concern and does not require significant additional protection or major management, monitoring, or research actions.
Citation: NatureServe 2013. Etheostoma atripinne. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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