Holiday Darter (Etheostoma brevirostrum)


The Holiday Darter is found in a single creek system in the upper Coosa River System in east-central Alabama. This species is part of a species complex containing unrecognized diversity. The common name of the Holiday Darter refers to the bright red and green colors found in breeding males. Like many members of the Snubnose Darter group, they have a blunt snout.