|Scientific Name:||Etheostoma oophylax|
|Species Authority:||Ceas & Page, 1992|
|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:||Range includes tributaries of the lower Tennessee River in western Kentucky and western Tennessee upstream to Decatur and Perry counties, Tennessee, and including the extreme lower Duck River system (Page and Burr 2011).
Extent of occurrence appears to be roughly 6,000–7,000 square kilometers.
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This species is represented by a large number of occurrences (subpopulations).
Total adult population size is unknown but large. This species is common in much of its range.
Trend over the past 10 years or three generations is uncertain but likely relatively stable.
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat includes rocky and sandy pools of headwaters and creeks (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 oophylax. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 September 2014.|
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