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Topic: Darter (fish)


  
  Darter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The darters or snake-birds are birds in the family Anhingidae.
The darters are frequently referred to as “snake-birds” because of their long thin neck, which gives a snake-like appearance when they swim with their bodies submerged.
The darters are monogamous and pair bond during the breeding season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Darter   (709 words)

  
 fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Darters are among the most colorful members of this fish community.
Darters tend to be intolerant of pollution and siltation.
The presence of darters is an indication that a stream is relatively healthy.
www2.kenyon.edu /Bfec/fish.htm   (300 words)

  
 Fish Technical Committee
This large increase is due primarily to the addition of many estuarine fishes that are known to occur in the Delaware river, an increased sampling effort among research scientists and fishery biologists, and improvements in sampling equipment.
For example, a species of fish native to the Susquehanna River basin that is moved to the Allegheny River basin is considered to be an exotic in the Allegheny River basin.
The second project is examining the potential ecological impacts of the introduced banded darter on native darters, particularly the shield darter and the tesselated darter.
www.dickinson.edu /prorg/pabs/fish.htm   (1588 words)

  
 FINAL RULE: CHEROKEE DARTER/ETOWAH DARTER, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Cherokee darter is endemic to the Etowah River system in north Georgia, where it is primarily restricted to streams draining the Piedmont physiographic province, and to a lesser extent, the Blue Ridge physiographic province.
The Cherokee darter exhibits a disjunct and discontinuous distribution pattern indicating fragmentation and isolation of populations.
These fish and their benthic habitat have been, and continue to be, impacted by range reduction, isolation by impoundment, and general habitat destruction.
www.fws.gov /endangered/r/fr94569.html   (7216 words)

  
 List of fish common names: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A fish is a poikilothermic (cold-blooded) * water-dwelling vertebrate with gills....
A halfbeak is a viviparous bony fish of the family hemiramphidae that is notable for its unusual shaped jaws, the uppermost of which is often less...
The northern pike (esox lucius) is a carnivorous fish of brackish and freshwaters of the northern hemisphere....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_fish_common_names.htm   (4802 words)

  
 SNAIL DARTER, Percina (Imostoma) tanasi U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Distinguishing characteristics of this fish are as follows: (1) modal number of anal fin rays 12; (2) pectoral and pelvic fins short and rounded; and, nuptial males with pelvic fin tubercules confined to the four median rays.
Before the construction of various impoundments, this fish probably was abundant in the main channel of the Tennessee River and possibly ranged from the Holston, French Broad, Lower Clinch, and Hiwassee Rivers, and downstream in the Tennessee drainage to northern Alabama.
Fish were found in the swifter portions of shoals over clean gravel substrate in cool, low-turbidity water.
www.fws.gov /endangered/i/e/sae15.html   (1270 words)

  
 Endangered Species: Longhead Darter Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Darter fish is most common in the Nolichucky River.
Darter fish also eat the algae off of the riverweed and the piers.
Humans fishing for the Darter is not a big reason for their endangerment.
neyture.info /teachered/endanger/reports/fish/darter/darter.html   (797 words)

  
 Longhead Darter Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The longhead darter is found in the Ohio, Tennessee and Allegheny River drainage located in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
Throughout its range, this fish is uncommon and the American Fisheries Society lists the longhead darter as threatened in all states where it occurs.
The distribution and abundance of this darter is restricted by its requirements for clear waters with gravel and boulder bottoms.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/wildlife/endspec/lnghdart.html   (336 words)

  
 Spotted Darter Fact Sheet
Like other darter species, the spotted darter is quite colorful.
The spotted darter spawns from May to early June in riffles 6-24 inches deep.
The spotted darter is found in southwest New York and western Pennsylvania.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/wildlife/endspec/spotdarter.html   (386 words)

  
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The darter is known to spawn in the Juncus (04,10).
The darter is known to be preyed upon by Lepomis cyanellus (green sunfish) and Aphredoderus sayanus (pirate perch).
The breeding habitat of the slackwater darter is seepage areas in pastures and woods.
fwie.fw.vt.edu /WWW/esis/lists/e254005.htm   (3007 words)

  
 snail darter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Dam opponents fought successfully to include the darter on the Endangered Species List in 1975 (see endangered species), and the dam was halted.
In 1978, the Supreme Court sided with environmentalists, but Congress declared the fish nonendangered and the Tellico was built.
Snail darters are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Osteichthyes, order Percomorphi, family Percidae.
www.bartleby.com /65/sn/snaildar.html   (136 words)

  
 Marine Biology Simulation: Class DarterFish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In other words, if both the cell in front of the darter and the cell in front of that cell are empty, the darter fish will move forward two spaces.
Constructs a darter fish at the specified location and direction in a given environment.
A darter fish can only move to empty locations, and it can only move two spaces forward if the intervening space is empty.
www.suu.edu /faculty/amon/classes/cs1100/JavaMBS/Documentation/DarterFish.html   (320 words)

  
 Eastern Sand Darter Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The eastern sand darter is a small fish, averaging 2.5 inches in length.
The eastern sand darter is found east of the Mississippi River in the states of Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New York.
The major cause of declines in eastern sand darter populations is loss of clean sandy substrate due to siltation.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/wildlife/endspec/estsndrt.html   (356 words)

  
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The Maryland darter is apparently not always restricted to the riffle proper, however.
Radiographs of MD darters collected from Deer Creek on Nov. 10, 1965, indicated that 28 of 35 of the darters had from one to 11 (mean=6.2) snails in their digestive tracts (02).
Rediscovery of the percid fish, Etheostoma sellare (Radcliffe and Welsh).
fwie.fw.vt.edu /WWW/esis/lists/e255001.htm   (2797 words)

  
 Fish Species
The greenside darter is one of the most brightly colored fish during the springtime.
This fish is closely related to the rainbow darter because they are capable of hybridizing.
The rainbow darter is found in large streams where the current is slow and the water is shallow.
rol.freenet.columbus.oh.us /aquatic.html   (1062 words)

  
 Percina rex
Fish species: Due to the abundance of different habitats, the Smith River is home to a wide variety of fish species.
Fish, Logperch, Roanoke, Percina rex, 3/20/92, Roanoke Logperch.
VT Fisheries Graduate Student Honored: She is currently researching four aspects of the ecology and population structure of the Roanoke logperch (Percina rex), a federally endangered fish endemic to...
fish.mongabay.net /P/Percina_rex.shtml   (1575 words)

  
 My Fishing Secrets
Fishing is the best sport in the world and there is nothing better than beating your own personal record.
Your fishing guide, Capt. Chris Haught, is a native of the Tampa Bay area and has been fishing these waters all of his life.
Grouper, Kingfish, Tarpon, Snook, Trout and Shark fishing with Capt...
www.myfishingsecrets.com /fishing-secrets-19.html   (3751 words)

  
 Meeting Report, Chattanooga TN 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their goal is to use captive breeding to reestablish fishes in their native habitats so they may be downlisted or removed from protected status altogether.
These fish were propagated not to be reintroduced to the wild, but to be killed in water toxicity studies.
Now it was time for David Etnier and his talk, "The Snail Darter Issue in Retrospect." If there's one darter the public has heard of, it's this one: a non-descript member of the Percina genus no one knew existed until Dr. Etnier hand-cupped a specimen while snorkeling in the Little Tennessee River in 1972.
www.nanfa.org /convention/98report.shtml   (2271 words)

  
 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service -- Press Releases
Today, 217 young boulder darters, grown in a hatchery, are being released by professional foresters and scientists into Shoal Creek, which flows through Lawrence County, Tennessee, and Lauderdale County, Alabama.
There is evidence, based on historically available suitable habitat, that boulder darter fish once inhabited fast-water, rocky habitat in the Tennessee River and its larger tributaries from the Paint Rock River in Madison County, Ala., downstream to at least Shoal Creek.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (www.fws.gov) is the principal federal agency responsible for conserving, protecting and enhancing fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
www.fws.gov /southeast/news/2005/r05-036.html   (1178 words)

  
 Shoal Creek Restocked with Boulder Darters
As part of reintroducing the darters to Shoal Creek, the fish were placed in bags and then floated in Shoal Creek so they could acclimate to their new environment before being released.
There is evidence, based on historically available suitable habitat, that boulder darter fish once inhabited fast-water, rocky habitat in the Tennessee River and its larger tributaries from the Paint Rock River in Madison County, Alabama, downstream to at least Shoal Creek.
The mission of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (http://www.state.tn.us/twra/) is to preserve, conserve, protect, and enhance the fish and wildlife of the state and their habitats for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the citizens of Tennessee and its visitors.
www.dcnr.state.al.us /fishing/freshwater/fish/other/darters/boulder/restock.cfm   (1318 words)

  
 The Darter Online
Certain fish seem to have a certain "basic color" that they maintain most of the time, but it darkens and lightens throughout the day, and as they interact with one another.
The locals are fishing with a line that is wrapped around a stick, or some other object, they have a small hook on the end of the line with a piece of shrimp on it as bait.
The Orange throat and Rainbow darters were all brightly colored due to the cool waters of the spring.
www.missouriaquariumsociety.org /darteronline.html   (18338 words)

  
 Fish Link Central: Freshwater/US_Native/Darters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Crystal darter (Crystallaria asprella) is clearly (pun intended) a poignant case in point with a species, while not endangered nationally though often state listed, seems to be a residual beneficiary of laws enacted to clean up our rivers
Just about anybody remotely interested in North American fish (including fishermen and children) in the Midwest and parts of the east has seen the common Johnny Darter (Etheostoma nigrum).
The Fantail Darter: an Ideal Resident for the Riffle Tank
www.fishlinkcentral.com /articles/Freshwater/US_Native/Darters   (227 words)

  
 Fishes of Kansas
Some fish have primitive lungs and can breathe air when necessary, but their primary means of respiration is gills.
Fins are generally not the main means of locomotion, but rather serve to steer and orient the fish.
Range maps and population status for sixteen Kansas fish species may be found in the Kansas Wildlife Refuge.
www.gpnc.org /fish.htm   (323 words)

  
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* In other words, if both the cell in front of the darter and the cell * in front of that cell are empty, the darter fish will move forward * two spaces.
If only the cell in front of the darter is empty, it * will move there.
A darter fish can only move * to empty locations, and it can only move two spaces forward if * the intervening space is empty.
www.andrew.cmu.edu /user/dslater/MBSGUI/DarterFish.java   (756 words)

  
 Marine Biology Simulation: Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Constructs a fish at the specified location and direction in a given environment.
Constructs a fish of the specified color at the specified location and direction.
Constructs a slow fish at the specified location and direction in a given environment.
www.suu.edu /faculty/amon/classes/cs1100/JavaMBS/Documentation/index-all.html   (957 words)

  
 Jonah's Aquarium...Fish Lists
That means that if you order 4 fish from one Group and 4 fish from another Group, you will be paying the 4-fish price for all of the fish, and not the 8-fish price.
If you order all your fish from one group, you will receive the full quantity discount for all of the fish in your order.
Fish Prices - For each species there is a table that lists the price of the species with discounts for the number of fishes in your order.
jonahsaquarium.com /fishlist.htm   (543 words)

  
 "Iowa Fish & Fishing" - banded darter
Within the Misissippi River system the banded darter occurs from the Verdign`s River in Kansas eastward to the upper Allegheny River basin in New York and from the Minnesota River south to the Fall Line.
Nowhere is the banded darter common, but its distribution is widespread and in most collections it is listed as rare.
The banded darter is a moderate sized darter reaching about 2 1/4 inches in length.
www.iowadnr.com /fish/iafish/banddart.html   (225 words)

  
 Encyclopedia Article Center - Fish - MSN Encarta
Encyclopedia Article Center - Fish - MSN Encarta
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Get going on papers, presentations, and more with step-by-step guides.
encarta.msn.com /artcenter_0.1.4/Fish.html   (59 words)

  
 North American Freshwater Fishes Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is a taxonomically structured index to TNHC Fish WWW images, distribution maps, and general information on freshwater fishes of North America.
This list is comprised of the entire list of North American Freshwater Fishes of Mayden, R.L. et al.
Links lead to fish photographs (P), distribution maps (M) abstracts of biology/systematics/ecology (A), and assorted other textual information (OTX) held by BOTH TNHC and Desert Fishes Council, and files on other servers (lower case links - e.g.
www.utexas.edu /tmm/tnhc/fish/na/naindex.html   (5569 words)

  
 PA Fishes Table of Contents
Text and pictures taken from the Commission's reference book "Pennsylvania Fishes," written by award-winning author Linda Steiner and illustrated by Commission graphic artist Ted Walke.
Fish families are listed in phylogenetic order, oldest family first.
Clicking on fish names will take you to the chapter (text and mid-size picture), clicking on the picture brings up a much larger picture (also available within chapters).
sites.state.pa.us /PA_Exec/Fish_Boat/pafish/fishhtms/chapindx.htm   (126 words)

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