|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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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.
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat includes shallow gravel riffles, rocky runs, and pools of headwaters, creeks, and small rivers (Page and Burr 2011).|
|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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.|
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