Etheostoma kanawhae (Raney, 1941)
Kanawha darter
Etheostoma kanawhae
photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

Family:  Percidae (Perches), subfamily: Etheostomatinae
Max. size:  8.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  North America: occurs only in New River drainage in Virginia and North Carolina, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits fast gravel and rubble riffles of small to medium rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 December 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 24.07.15
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 02.05.94

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