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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Percidae Perches
Subfamily: Etheostomatinae
Genus: Percina

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Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Percina antesella
[Amber darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Percina apina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Percina apristis
[Guadalupe darter]



North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Percina aurantiaca (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Percina aurantiaca
[Tangerine darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Percina aurolineata Suttkus & Ramsey, 1967

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Percina aurolineata
[Goldline darter]
No picture found


 
Percina aurora
[Pearl darter]
No picture found


 
Percina austroperca
[Southern logperch]
No picture found


 
Percina bimaculata
[Chesapeake logperch]
No picture found


 
Percina brevicauda
[Coal darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Percina brucethompsoni
[]



North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Percina burtoni Fowler, 1945

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Percina burtoni
[Blotchside darter]



North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Percina caprodes (Rafinesque, 1818)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Percina caprodes
[Logperch]



North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Percina carbonaria (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Percina carbonaria
[Texas logperch]



North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Percina copelandi (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Percina copelandi
[Channel darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Percina crassa (Jordan & Brayton, 1878)

Photo by Photo by Cribb, M.T.
 
Percina crassa
[Piedmont darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Percina crypta Freeman, Freeman & Burkhead, 2008

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Percina crypta
[Halloween Darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Percina cymatotaenia
[Bluestripe darter]



North America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Percina evides (Jordan & Copeland, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Percina evides
[Gilt darter]



North America

Percina fulvitaenia Morris & Page, 1981

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Percina fulvitaenia
[Ozark logperch]



North America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Percina gymnocephala Beckham, 1980

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Percina gymnocephala
[Appalachia darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Percina jenkinsi
[Conasauga logperch]



North America

Percina kathae Thompson, 1997

Photo by Photo by Awai, M.
 
Percina kathae
[Mobile logperch]



North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Percina kusha Williams & Burkhead, 2007

Photo by Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Percina kusha
[Bridled darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Percina lenticula
[Freckled darter]



North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Percina macrocephala (Cope, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.
 
Percina macrocephala
[Longhead darter]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Percina macrolepida Stevenson, 1971

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Percina macrolepida
[Bigscale logperch]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Percina maculata (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Percina maculata
[Blackside darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Percina nasuta
[Longnose darter]



North America

Percina nevisense (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Williams, B.
 
Percina nevisense
[Chainback darter]



North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Percina nigrofasciata (Agassiz, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Percina nigrofasciata
[Blackbanded darter]



North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Percina notogramma (Raney & Hubbs, 1948)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Percina notogramma
[Stripeback darter]



North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Percina oxyrhynchus (Hubbs & Raney, 1939)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Percina oxyrhynchus
[Sharpnose darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Percina palmaris (Bailey, 1940)

Photo by Photo by Awai, M.
 
Percina palmaris
[Bronze darter]



North America
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL
Percina pantherina (Moore & Reeves, 1955)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Percina pantherina
[Leopard darter]



North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Percina peltata (Stauffer, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Percina peltata
[Shield darter]



North America
Max. Length 9.6 cm TL
Percina phoxocephala (Nelson, 1876)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Percina phoxocephala
[Slenderhead darter]



North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Percina rex (Jordan & Evermann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Percina rex
[Roanoke logperch]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Percina roanoka (Jordan & Jenkins, 1889)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Percina roanoka
[Roanoke darter]



North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Percina sciera (Swain, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Percina sciera
[Dusky darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Percina shumardi (Girard, 1859)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Percina shumardi
[River darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Percina sipsi
[Bankhead darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Percina smithvanizi
[Muscadine Darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Percina squamata
[Olive darter]



North America

Percina stictogaster Burr & Page, 1993

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Percina stictogaster
[Frecklebelly darter]



North America

Percina suttkusi Thompson, 1997

Photo by Photo by Arthurs, W.
 
Percina suttkusi
[Gulf logperch]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Percina tanasi
[Snail darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Percina uranidea
[Stargazing darter]



North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Percina vigil (Hay, 1882)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Percina vigil
[Saddleback darter]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Percina williamsi
[Sickle darter]



49 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Percina antesella Amber darter North America 7.2 TL 1977
Percina apina North America 13.7 SL 2017
Percina apristis Guadalupe darter North America 11 TL 1954
Percina aurantiaca Tangerine darter North America 18 TL 1868
Percina aurolineata Goldline darter North America 9 TL 1967
Percina aurora Pearl darter North America 1994
Percina austroperca Southern logperch North America 1995
Percina bimaculata Chesapeake logperch North America 1844
Percina brevicauda Coal darter North America 1994
Percina brucethompsoni North America 9.0 SL 2014
Percina burtoni Blotchside darter North America 16 TL 1945
Percina caprodes Logperch North America 18 TL 1818
Percina carbonaria Texas logperch North America 13 TL 1853
Percina copelandi Channel darter North America 7.2 TL 1877
Percina crassa Piedmont darter North America 9 TL 1878
Percina crypta Halloween Darter North America 7.3 SL 2008
Percina cymatotaenia Bluestripe darter North America 9 TL 1887
Percina evides Gilt darter North America 9.6 TL 1877
Percina fulvitaenia Ozark logperch North America 1981
Percina gymnocephala Appalachia darter North America 9.6 TL 1980
Percina jenkinsi Conasauga logperch North America 14 TL 1985
Percina kathae Mobile logperch North America 1997
Percina kusha Bridled darter North America 6.5 SL 2007
Percina lenticula Freckled darter North America 20 TL 1964
Percina macrocephala Longhead darter North America 12 TL 1867
Percina macrolepida Bigscale logperch North America 11 TL 1971
Percina maculata Blackside darter North America 11 TL 1859
Percina nasuta Longnose darter North America 11 TL 1941
Percina nevisense Chainback darter North America 1870
Percina nigrofasciata Blackbanded darter North America 11 TL 1854
Percina notogramma Stripeback darter North America 8.4 TL 1948
Percina oxyrhynchus Sharpnose darter North America 12 TL 1939
Percina palmaris Bronze darter North America 9 TL 1940
Percina pantherina Leopard darter North America 9.2 TL 1955
Percina peltata Shield darter North America 9 TL 1864
Percina phoxocephala Slenderhead darter North America 9.6 TL 1876
Percina rex Roanoke logperch North America 15 TL 1889
Percina roanoka Roanoke darter North America 7.8 TL 1889
Percina sciera Dusky darter North America 13 TL 1883
Percina shumardi River darter North America 7.8 TL 1859
Percina sipsi Bankhead darter North America 5 SL 2007
Percina smithvanizi Muscadine Darter North America 6.3 SL 2007
Percina squamata Olive darter North America 13 TL 1887
Percina stictogaster Frecklebelly darter North America 1993
Percina suttkusi Gulf logperch North America 1997
Percina tanasi Snail darter North America 9 TL 1976
Percina uranidea Stargazing darter North America 7.8 TL 1887
Percina vigil Saddleback darter North America 7.8 TL 1882
Percina williamsi Sickle darter North America 9.1 SL 2007



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