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Etheostoma olmstedi (Tessellated darter)

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Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Adult Length [1]  4.3 inches (11 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  In a nest
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Speleophils (cavity generalist)
Brood Guarder [1]  Yes
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  1,435
Maximum Longevity [1]  4 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve 9859505 New York, Vermont, United States  
Colonial National Historic Park National Historical Park V 9316 Virginia, United States
Congaree Swamp National Park II 6095 South Carolina, United States
Everglades and Dry Tortugas Biosphere Reserve   Florida, United States  
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Nat'l Military Park National Military Park V 10384 Virginia, United States
George Washington Memorial Parkway V   Virginia, United States
Gettysburg National Military Park V 3560 Pennsylvania, United States
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge VI 3161 New Jersey, United States
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site III 861 Pennsylvania, United States
Morristown National Historical Park VI 1677 New Jersey, United States
New Jersey Pinelands Biosphere Reserve   New Jersey, United States  
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Rock Creek Park   District of Columbia, United States
Saint Lawrence Islands National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site III 139 New Hampshire, United States
Shenandoah National Park II 108221 Virginia, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Aedes albopictus (forest day mosquito)[3]
Anax junius (green darner)[3]
Corydalus cornutus (dobsonfly)[3]
Daphnia ambigua (Water flea)[3]
Euglena gracilis (Euglena)[3]
Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Aquatic worm)[3]
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)[3]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)3
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)4
Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)3
Ameiurus natalis (Yellow bullhead)4
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)3
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)2
Anguilla rostrata (American eel)3
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)1
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)1
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)1
Castor canadensis (american beaver)1
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)3
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)1
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)5
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)3
Gambusia holbrooki (Bore-drain fish)4
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)1
Hypentelium nigricans (Northern hog sucker)6
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)6
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)6
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)3
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)2
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)4
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)7
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)5
Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)2
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)5
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)1
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)2
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)6
Strix varia (Barred Owl)2

Predators

Ameiurus natalis (Yellow bullhead)[3]
Anax junius (green darner)[3]
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)[3]
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)[3]
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)[3]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[3]
Nerodia sipedon (Northern Water Snake)[3]
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)[3]
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)[3]
Phalacrocorax auritus (Double-crested Cormorant)[3]
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)[3]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[3]

Providers

Shelter 
Lemna minor (common duckweed)[3]
Phragmites australis (common reed)[3]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[3]
Saururus cernuus (lizard's tail)[3]
Typha latifolia (Reedmace)[3]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[3]

Range Map

Link to Map
America, North - Inland waters; Canada; Nearctic; North America: St. Lawrence River in Quebec and Ontario (absent in Maine, USA) in Canada to Altamaha River in Georgia, USA; in St. Johns River drainage in Florida and in Lake Ontario drainage in New York in the USA.; St. Lawrence; USA (contiguous states);

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Images provided by Google Image Search
Range map provided by NatureServe. 2010. Digital Distribution Maps of the Freshwater Fishes in the Conterminous United States. Version 3.0. Arlington, VA. U.S.A.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access