|Scientific Name:||Etheostoma rufilineatum|
|Species Authority:||(Cope, 1870)|
Poecilichthys rufilineatus Cope, 1870
|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.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of the large extent of occurrence, large number of subpopulations, large population size, apparently stable trend, and lack of major threats.
|Range Description:||Range includes Cumberland (below Big South Fork) and Tennessee river drainages; Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi (Page and Burr 2011). Specimens reported by Gilbert (1891) from Shoal Creek, Florence, Alabama, are E. wapiti (Etnier and Williams 1989).|
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This species is represented by a large number of occurrences (subpopulations).
Total adult population size is unknown but very 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 swift shallow riffles in clear creeks and small to medium rivers (Page and Burr 2011). Smaller individuals occupy areas where current is less swift. Eggs are buried in gravel riffles (Page 1983).|
|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 rufilineatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 March 2015.|
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