Percidae

Roanoke Darter - Percina roanoka
Roanoke Darter – Percina roanoka

Family Percidae

Description

Family Percidae consists of 235 species in 11 genera, with 40 species known in North Carolina. Traits used to identify the family vary, but generally involves the presence of two different sets of tooth patches, the palatines and the vomer.

 Species List

Etheostoma acuticeps Sharphead Darter Range Map
Etheostoma blennioides Greenside Darter Range Map
Etheostoma brevispinum Carolina Fantail Darter Range Map
Etheostoma chlorobranchium Greenfin Darter Range Map
Etheostoma collis Carolina Darter Range Map
Etheostoma flabellare Fantail Darter Range Map
Etheostoma fusiforme Swamp Dater Range Map
Etheostoma gutselli Tuckasegee Darter Range Map
Etheostoma inscriptum Turquoise Darter Range Map
Etheostoma jessiae Blueside Darter Range Map
Etheostoma kanawhae Kanawha Darter Range Map
Etheostoma mariae Pinewoods Darter Range Map
Etheostoma nigrum Johnny Darter Range Map
Etheostoma olmstedi Tessellated Darter Range Map
Etheostoma perlongum Waccamaw Darter Range Map
Etheostoma podostemone Riverweed Darter Range Map
Etheostoma rufilineatum Redline Darter Range Map
Etheostoma serrifer Sawcheek Darter Range Map
Etheostoma swannanoa Swannanoa Darter Range Map
Etheostoma tennesseense* Tennessee Darter Range Map
Etheostoma thalassinum Seagreen Darter Range Map
Etheostoma vitreum Glassy Darter Range Map
Etheostoma vulneratum Wounded Darter Range Map
Etheostoma zonale Banded Darter Range Map
Perca flavescens Yellow Perch Range Map
Percina aurantiaca Tangerine Darter Range Map
Percina burtoni Blotchside Logperch Range Map
Percina caprodes Logperch Range Map
Percina crassa Piedmont Darter Range Map
Percina evides Gilt Darter Range Map
Percina gymnocephala Appalachia Darter Range Map
Percina nevisense Chainback Darter Range Map
Percina nigrofasciata Blackbanded Darter Range Map
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose Darter Range Map
Percina rex Roanoke Logperch Range Map
Percina roanoka Roanoke Darter Range Map
Percina squamata Olive Darter Range Map
Percina williamsi* Sickle Darter Range Map
Sander canadensis Sauger Range Map
Sander vitreus Walleye Range Map

* Believed Extirpated 

Gallery

 

 

Fantail Darter - Etheostoma flabellare
Fantail Darter – Etheostoma flabellare – Undescribed subspecies from the New River, NC

 

 

Greenside Darter - Etheostoma blennioides
Greenside Darter – Etheostoma blennioides

 

 

Percina roanoka
Roanoke Darter – Percina roanoka

 

 

Roanoke Darter - Percina roanoka
Roanoke Darter – Percina roanoka

 

 

Etheostoma nigrum
Etheostoma nigrum-olmstedi complex, from range-overlap zone.

 

 

Etheostoma flabellare
Fantail Darter – Etheostoma flabellare

 

 

Piedmont darter - Percina crassa
Piedmont darter – Percina crassa

 

 

Piedmont darter - Percina crassa
Piedmont darter – Percina crassa

 

 

Fantail Darter - Etheostoma flabellare
Fantail Darter – Etheostoma flabellare

 

 

Piedmont darter - Percina crassa
Piedmont darter – Percina crassa

 

 

Saw Cheek Darter - Etheostoma serrifer
Saw Cheek Darter – Etheostoma serrifer

 

 

Saw Cheek Darter - Etheostoma serrifer
Saw Cheek Darter – Etheostoma serrifer

 

 

Tessellated Darter - Etheostoma olmstedi
Tessellated Darter – Etheostoma olmstedi

 

 

Swamp Darter - Etheostoma fusiforme
Swamp Darter – Etheostoma fusiforme

 

 

Swamp Darter - Etheostoma fusiforme
Swamp Darter – Etheostoma fusiforme

 

 

Sawcheek Darter - Etheostoma serrifer
Sawcheek Darter – Etheostoma serrifer

 

 

Tessellated Darter - Etheostoma olmstedi - Female
Tessellated Darter – Etheostoma olmstedi – Female

 

 

Piedmont Darter - Percina crassa
Piedmont Darter – Percina crassa

 

 

Chainback Darter - Percina nevisense
Chainback Darter – Percina nevisense

 

 

Yellow Perch - Perca flavescens
Yellow Perch – Perca flavescens

 

 

Seagreen Darter - Etheostoma thalassinum
Seagreen Darter – Etheostoma thalassinum

 

 

Pinewoods Darter - Etheostoma mariae
Pinewoods Darter – Etheostoma mariae

 

 

Pinewoods Darter - Etheostoma mariae
Pinewoods Darter – Etheostoma mariae

 

 

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