Etheostoma obeyense | Barcheek Darter

The Barcheek darter is found in the Upper Cumberland River, South Fork Cumberland River, and Obey River watersheds. The waters the Barcheek Darter inhabits is geographically close to as well as geomorphologically similar to recently described Buck Darter.

 

Conservation Fisheries is propagating this fish in 2016 in hopes of being able to apply its life history requirements to the closely related Buck Darter.