|Scientific Name:||Etheostoma swaini|
|Species Authority:||(Jordan, 1884)|
Poecilichthys swaini Jordan, 1884
|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 Gulf Slope drainages from the Mississippi River, Louisiana, to the Ochlockonee River drainage, Georgia and Florida; many eastern tributaries of the Mississippi River north to Kentucky; and Bear Creek (Tennessee River drainage), northeastern Mississippi and northwestern Alabama; mostly below the Fall Line (Page and Burr 2011).|
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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:||This species occurs principally in shallow rocky riffles in clear headwaters, creeks, and small to medium rivers; often it is associated with vegetation, brush, or rocks that give protection; it also occurs over clean sand and gravel in slower currents (Kuehne and Barbour 1983, 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 swaini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.|
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