Percina tanasi

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Noun1.Percina tanasi - a small snail-eating perch of the Tennessee River
perch - spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
genus Percina, Percina - a genus of Percidae
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Hill, a well-known case involving the construction of a dam on the Tennessee River that was likely to inundate occupied critical habitat of the endangered snail darter (Percina tanasi), affirmed the preeminent role of the ESA and section 7 in shaping federal actions to conserve listed species: "The plain intent of Congress in enacting this statute was to halt and reverse the trend toward species extinction, whatever the cost ...
ABSTRACT--Discovered in 1973, the snail darter (percina tanasi Etnier) was extirpated from Little Tennessee River upon completion of Tellico Dam in 1979.
In the 1970s while the snail darter (Percina tanasi) was focusing national attention on the Tellico Dam on the Little Tennessee River, another dam project was threatening two listed mussels slightly to the west on the Duck River.
microfauna (and flora) as the Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis), the furbish lousewort (Pedicularis furbishiae), and the snail darter (Percina tanasi) received