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ENV020-00156

Critically endangered (IUCN) Spring pygmy sunfish (Elassoma alabamae), one of the “desperate dozen” imperiled species in the southeast U.S.

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ENV020-00157

A Kentucky arrow darter (Etheostoma sagitta spilotum), a species of concern.

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ENV020-00143

A Tennessee darter (Etheostoma tennesseense) collected from Abrams Creek in Tennessee.

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ENV020-00144

A redline darter (Etheostoma rufilineatum) collected from Abrams Creek in Tennessee.

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ENV020-00145

A redline darter (Etheostoma rufilineatum) collected from Abrams Creek in Tennessee.

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ENV020-00146

A redline darter (Etheostoma rufilineatum) collected from Abrams Creek in Tennessee.

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ENV020-00147

A redline darter (Etheostoma rufilineatum) collected from Abrams Creek in Tennessee.

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ENV020-00149

Spotted darter (Etheostoma maculatum) from the Elk River, West Virginia, population. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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ENV020-00150

Spotted darter (Etheostoma maculatum) from the Elk River, West Virginia, population. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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ENV020-00151

Spotted darter (Etheostoma maculatum) from the Elk River, West Virginia, population. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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ESA001-00044

Vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti) at the Conservation Fisheries, Knoxville, Tennessee.

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ESA001-00045

Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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FIS011-00111

A school of endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00112

A school of endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00114

A school of endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00115

A school of endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00110

An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00109

An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00104

An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00105

An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00106

Endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnows (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00107

Endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnows (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00108

An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00103

An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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FIS011-00050

Sicklefin redhorse fish (Moxostoma sp. “sicklefin redhorse”) a rare and undescribed species of redhorse found only in the Blue Ridge section of the Little Tennessee River and Hiwassee River. Photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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FIS011-00049

Sicklefin redhorse fish (Moxostoma sp. “sicklefin redhorse”) a rare and undescribed species of redhorse found only in the Blue Ridge section of the Little Tennessee River and Hiwassee River. Photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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FIS011-00048

Sicklefin redhorse fish (Moxostoma sp. “sicklefin redhorse”) a rare and undescribed species of redhorse found only in the Blue Ridge section of the Little Tennessee River and Hiwassee River. Photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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FIS011-00047

Sicklefin redhorse fish (Moxostoma sp. “sicklefin redhorse”) a rare and undescribed species of redhorse found only in the Blue Ridge section of the Little Tennessee River and Hiwassee River. Photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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FIS011-00046

Sicklefin redhorse fish (Moxostoma sp. “sicklefin redhorse”) a rare and undescribed species of redhorse found only in the Blue Ridge section of the Little Tennessee River and Hiwassee River. Photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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FIS011-00045

Sicklefin redhorse fish (Moxostoma sp. “sicklefin redhorse”) a rare and undescribed species of redhorse found only in the Blue Ridge section of the Little Tennessee River and Hiwassee River. Photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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ANI070-00086

A marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus) photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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ANI070-00085

A marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus) photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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ANI070-00084

A marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus) photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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ANI070-00083

A marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus) photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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ANI070-00082

A marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus) photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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ANI070-00081

A marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus) photographed at Conservation Fisheries, a breeding center for rare native stream fish.

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