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Bluntnose darter

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Perciformes
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Percidae
Genus  Etheostoma
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Similar  Etheostoma, Etheostoma gracile, Mud darter, Harlequin darter, Goldstripe darter

The bluntnose darter (Etheostoma chlorosomum) is a species of darter endemic to the eastern United States, where it occurs in the Mississippi River basin from southern Minnesota to Louisiana, and in the drainages of Mobile Bay and the San Antonio River. It inhabits weedy-, muddy-, or sandy-bottomed, slow-moving waters of swamps, lakes, ponds, streams, and pools and backwaters of rivers. It preys on insect larvae. This species can reach a length of 6 cm (2.4 in).

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Bluntnose darter Wikipedia


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