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Gilt Darter

Gilt Darter

artwork by Carol Gene Schleifer

Percina evides

Gilt Darter lives in the main stream of the Allegheny River where there are clean riffles and swift moving water. It was last reported in 1937 and is classified as endangered. Recovery programs were underway in 2012 when there was stocking in their prior Allegheny areas and in Oswayo Creek.

Fish atlas map for Gilt Darter.