|Scientific Name:||Etheostoma bison|
|Species Authority:||Ceas and Page, 1997|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Smith, K. & Darwall, W.R.T.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Hammerson, G.A. & Ormes, M.|
Somewhat small extent of occurrence, but listed as Least Concern in view of the large number of subpopulations, large population size, apparently stable trend, and lack of major threats.
|Range Description:||Widespread in small headwater streams in the lower Tennessee River: tributaries of the lower Duck and lower Tennessee rivers in western Tennessee and southwestern Kentucky; nearly all of the range is in Tennessee (see Ceas and Page 1997 for further details).|
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|Population:||This darter occurs in numerous tributaries (Ceas and Page 1997).|
This species is common, locally abundant (Page and Burr 2011).
Trend over the past 10 years or three generations is uncertain but likely relatively stable.
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat includes shallow gravel riffles, rocky runs, and pools of headwaters, creeks, and small rivers (Page and Burr 2011).|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats are known.|
|Conservation Actions:||Currently, this species is of relatively low conservation concern and does not require significant additional protection or major management, monitoring, or research action.|
|Citation:||NatureServe. 2013. Etheostoma bison. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T202452A15362200.Downloaded on 17 January 2017.|
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