Sand darter

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(Zool.) a small etheostomoid fish of the Ohio valley (Ammocrypta pellucida).

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New localities for Notropis buchanani, Fundulus diaphanus menona, Aphredoderus sayanus, Ammocrypta pellucida, and Percina sciera have been recorded from the Western basin.
The Discovery of the Ammocrypta clara (western sand darter) in the upper Ohio River of West Virginia.
Ammocrypta beanii (= Ammocrypta gelida)--USNM 27425 (2 syntypes of Ammocrypta gelida);
Descriptions of protolarvae of the sand darters (Percidae: Ammocrypta and Crystallaria) with comments on systematic relationships.
Formerly, this species was included in the genus Ammocrypta, but we follow Simons (1991) in placing it in Crystallaria (previously a subgenus of Ammocrypta).
Assessment of the range of the threatened darter, Ammocrypta pellucida (Putnam), from the Maumee River Basin, Indiana.
Rare and imperiled species records included the Eastern Sand Darter, Ammocrypta pellucida, and Harlequin Darter, Etheostoma histrio, from the Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River.
The preferred habitat of Ammocrypta pellucida has been described as streams with sand substrate free of silt and mud (Smith, 1985).
olivaceus, Gambusia affinis, Lepomis megalotis, Ammocrypta clam, A.
They are Lepisosteus osseus, Ctenopharyngodon idella, Cyprinella whipplei, Hypophthalmichthys nobilis, Notropis stramineus, Hypentelium nigricans, Ictalurus punctatus, Gambusia affinis, Labidesthes sicculus, Morone chrysops, Ammocrypta pellucida, Etheostoma chlorosoma, Percina phoxocephala, and Aplodinotus grunniens.
Ammocrypta clara (western sand darter) occurs predominantly in sandy reaches of medium to large rivers in the Gulf slope waters of eastern Texas, north throughout the Mississippi River to Wisconsin and Minnesota, and the Lake Michigan drainage of Wisconsin (Williams, 1975; Page, 1983).