Bluemask Darter (Etheostoma sp.)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The species was recognized as bluemask (= jewel) darter (Etheostoma(Doration) sp.), but had not been formally described, at the time of listing and at the time the Recovery Plan was written in 1997. Layman and Mayden (2009) described the bluemask darter, a species of the darter subgenus Doration(Percidae:Etheostoma)endemic to the upper Caney Fork River system and gave it the name Etheostoma akatulo. The Service is recognized the use of this accepted name in the 5-year review, but would have to release a more formal notice to be able to reflect this change under 50 CFR 17.11.
- States/US Territories in which the Bluemask Darter, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Tennessee
- US Counties in which the Bluemask Darter, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|12/27/1993||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|12/27/1993||58 FR 68480 68486||ETWP; Determination of Endangered Status for the Relict Darter and Bluemask (=Jewel) Darter|
|12/30/1982||47 FR 58454 58460||Review of Vertebrate Wildlife for Listing as End. or Thr. Species|
|07/06/2009||74 FR 31972 31973||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 23 Southeastern Species|
|12/11/1992||57 FR 58774 58779||ETWP; Proposal to List the Relict Darter and Bluemask (=Jewel) Darters as Endangered Species; 57 FR 58774 58779|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|07/25/1997||Bluemask (=Jewel) Darter (Etheostoma (Doration) sp.) Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|07/06/2009||74 FR 31972 31973||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 23 Southeastern Species||
|12/27/2013||Bluemask Darter (Etheostoma akatulo) 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
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» Conservation Plans
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