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Fish

Endangered, Threatened, Proposed, and Candidates in the Upper Midwest

 

Arkansas darter (Etheostoma cragini)

Status: Candidate

Lead Region:6

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

Natural History and Regulatory Information

Candidate Information
Species Profile (links to National U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service web pages)

 

Grotto Sculpin (Cottus specus)

Status: Endangered

Grotto Sculpin webpage

 

Neosho madtom (Noturus placidus)

Status: Threatened, listed May 22, 1990

Habitat: Medium to large rivers in shallow riffles over gravel bottoms

Lead Region: 6

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

Natural History and Regulatory Information

Species Profile (links to National U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service web pages)

Fact sheet

 

Niangua darter (Etheostoma nianguae)

Status:Threatened, listed June 12, 1985

Habitat: Clear, medium-sized streams that run off hilly areas underlain by chert and dolomite.

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Missouri

Niangua Darter Critical Habitat designated June 12, 1985
Missouri: Critical habitat has been designated in Big Tavern Creek, Miller County; Brush Creek, Cedar and St. Clair Counties; Niangua River, Dallas County; and Pomme de Terre River, Greene County.

 

Natural History and Regulatory Information

Species Profile (links to National U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service web pages)

Fact sheet

 

Ozark cavefish (Amblyopsis rosae)

Status: Threatened, listed November 1, 1984

Habitat: Caves in the Boone and Burlington limestone formations of the Ozark Mountains

Lead Region: 4

Region 3 Lead Office: Columbia ES, Missouri Field Office

Range: Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma

 

National Geographic: Eyeless "Ghost Fish" Haunts Ozark Caves October 29, 2003

 

Natural History and Regulatory Information

Species Profile (links to National U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service web pages)

Fact Sheet

 

Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus)

Status: Endangered

 

Pallid Sturgeon Home

 

Scioto madtom (Noturus trautmani)

Status: Endangered, listed October 28, 1975

Habitat: Stream riffles of moderate flow over sandy gravel bottom; may be extinct

Lead Region: 3

Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office

Range: Ohio

 

Natural History and Regulatoty Information

Fact Sheet

 

Shovelnose Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus)

This species is listed as Threatened Due to Similarity of Appearance (to the Pallid Sturgeon)

September 1, 2010: Threatened Status for Shovelnose Sturgeon Under the Similarity of Appearance Provisions of the Endangered Species Act - - Pallid sturgeon listed to protected pallid sturgeon by treating shovelnose sturgeon as a threatened species where their ranges overlap.

 

Species Profile

 

More information about shovelnose sturgeon

 

Topeka Shiner (Notropis topeka)

Status: Endangered

 

Topeka Shiner Home


 

USFWS Midwest Endangered Species Home

 

Last updated: April 14, 2014