Percina gymnocephala

Percina gymnocephala
Appalachia Darter – Percina gymnocephala
Photo Credit: Dave Neely
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
PercidaePercina gymnocephalaBeckham1980Appalachia Darter

Percina gymnocephala

Unique Characteristics: Belly and interpelvic area with 1 or more highly modified (enlarged, often strong-spined) modified scales. Gill membranes narrowly joined, 40-50°. Snout blunt. Nape sparsely scaled. Restricted to the New basin.

Similar Species: None

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