Tag: At Risk Species
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The sicklefin redhorse, a freshwater fish, can grow to 25 inches long. It has a sickle-shaped back fin that is olive-colored, sometimes partly red. Its body is also olive, with a coppery or brassy sheen; its lower fins are primarily dusky to dark, often tinted yellow or orange and pale edged; the tail fin is mostly red. Visit the species profile...
North Carolina Biologist with Sicklefin redhorse. Photo: Mark Cantrell, USFWS.
The Venus flytrap, a small perennial herb, is one of the most widely recognized carnivorous plant species on Earth. It occupies distinct longleaf pine habitats in the Coastal Plain and Sandhills of North and South Carolina. Visit the species profile...
Venus flytrap. Photo by Jennifer Koches, USFWS.