Sand darter


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

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The first observations of the eastern sand darter, Ammocrypta pellucida (Agassiz), in the Ohio portion of the Maumee River mainstem in sixty--five years.
The Discovery of the Ammocrypta clara (western sand darter) in the upper Ohio River of West Virginia.
Of particular concern is the impact on species that have a conservation designation, including such endangered species as the small eastern sand darter fish and mussels such as the wavy rayed lampmussel.
Distribution of the Western Sand Darter (Ammocrypta clara) in the White River of Indiana.
The Naked sand darter, Scaly sand darter, Firebelly darter, Blue sucker, Bigmouth sucker, Plains minnow, and Northern madtom are among the rare nongame fish in the Region.
* Ammocrypta vivax.--The scaly sand darter is native to the Austroriparian.
Rare and imperiled species records included the Eastern Sand Darter, Ammocrypta pellucida, and Harlequin Darter, Etheostoma histrio, from the Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River.
The eastern sand darter, Ammocrypta pellucida, is listed as special concern in the state, and is a federally-endangered candidate species (Simon et al.
The western sand darter (Ammocrypta clara) is one of six species of sand darters within the genus Ammocypta and is generally distributed along the Mississippi River and its tributaries, from Minnesota and Wisconsin down through Arkansas and Louisiana.
As sensitive species have declined in abundance, some species have increased in distribution and relative abundance: tippecanoe darter (Etheostoma tippecanoe), harlequin darter (Etheostoma histrio), and eastern sand darter (Ammocrypta pellucida).