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Cardinal tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

This fish species is endemic to the Rio Negro River in Brazil, the second-largest tributary of the Amazon.

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A composite image of star trails over a one-room schoolhouse.

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A one room school house with lightning in the background.

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A one room school house with lightning in the background.

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A one room school house with lightning in the background.

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Federally endangered and critically endangered (IUCN) Pahrump poolfish (Empetrichthys latos) at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center. This fish is extinct in its historic range. If it weren’t for concerned biologist it would be extinct today as the original spring was pumped dry.

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Federally endangered and critically endangered (IUCN) Pahrump poolfish (Empetrichthys latos) at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center. This fish is extinct in its historic range. If it weren’t for concerned biologist it would be extinct today as the original spring was pumped dry.

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Federally endangered and critically endangered (IUCN) Pahrump poolfish (Empetrichthys latos) at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center. This fish is extinct in its historic range. If it weren’t for concerned biologist it would be extinct today as the original spring was pumped dry.

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Endangered Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

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Endangered Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

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A school of flame chubs (Hemitremia flammea) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A school of flame chubs (Hemitremia flammea) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A school of sawfin shiners (Notropis sp.) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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A school of sawfin shiners (Notropis sp.) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Vulnerable blackside daces (Chrosomus cumberlandensis) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Vulnerable blackside daces (Chrosomus cumberlandensis) at Conservation Fisheries.

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A school of anchovies and other fish in the kelp tank at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Trinidadian guppies (Poecilla reticulata) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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Butterfly splitfin (Ameca splendens) at the Tulsa Zoo. This species is extinct in the wild.

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Red-bellied piranhas surround guests crawling through an underwater tunnel at the Houston Zoo.

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Red-bellied piranhas surround guests crawling through an underwater tunnel at the Houston Zoo.

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A young boy, age 9, with his 3rd grade teacher, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A school of vulnerable Blackside dace (Chrosomus cumberlandensis), a rare fish from the southeasern U.S. at Conservation Fisheries.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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

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

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Spotfin chubs (Erimonax monachus) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This species is federally listed as threatened.

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