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Critically Endangered Juvenile delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) at the Fish Conservation and Culture Lab in Byron, CA at UC Davis.

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Critically Endangered Juvenile delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) at the Fish Conservation and Culture Lab in Byron, CA at UC Davis.

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Juvenile Longfin smelt (Spirinchus thaleichthys) at the Fish Conservation and Culture Lab in Byron, CA at UC Davis.

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Barrier Reef anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos) photographed at Downtown Aquarium in Denver, Colorado.

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Barrier Reef anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos) photographed at Downtown Aquarium in Denver, Colorado.

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A male and female sailfin molly (Poecilia latipinna) at the Dallas Children’s Aquarium. The male has the large dorsal fin.

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A bay pipefish, Syngnathus leptorhynchus, at the Alaska SeaLife Center

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Barred flagtail (Kuhlia mugil) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

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Goldstripe darter (Etheostoma parvipinne) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This fish is not listed. Little is known about it.

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A pair of vulnerable (IUCN) ashy darters (Etheostoma cinereum), a very rare fish species with a shrinking range in TN and VA, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish should be listed as endangered but hasn’t been due to lack of lack of funding and little survey work to determine just how imperiled it is.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) Quitobaquito pupfish (Cyprinodon macularis eremus).

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Citico darters (Etheostoma sitikuense) a vulnerable (IUCN) species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Goldstripe darter (Etheostoma parvipinne) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This fish is not listed. Little is known about it.

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Goldstripe darter (Etheostoma parvipinne) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This fish is not listed. Little is known about it.

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A pair of vulnerable (IUCN) ashy darters (Etheostoma cinereum), a very rare fish species with a shrinking range in TN and VA, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish should be listed as endangered but hasn’t been due to lack of lack of funding and little survey work to determine just how imperiled it is.

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A pair of vulnerable (IUCN) ashy darters (Etheostoma cinereum), a very rare fish species with a shrinking range in TN and VA, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish should be listed as endangered but hasn’t been due to lack of lack of funding and little survey work to determine just how imperiled it is.

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Boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered species, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. The male is larger and shown on the top.

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Boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered species, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. The male is larger and shown on the top.

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A pair of vulnerable (IUCN) ashy darters (Etheostoma cinereum), a very rare fish species with a shrinking range in TN and VA, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish should be listed as endangered but hasn’t been due to lack of lack of funding and little survey work to determine just how imperiled it is.

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Desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius), a federally endangered fish at the North Carolina Zoo.

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Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) caught in fishing nets in Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho. (IUCN: Vulnerable; US: Federally threatened)

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Federally endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) at the Kootenai Tribal Hatchery in Idaho.

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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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