The Tennessee Logperch is found in the Duck and lower Tennessee River systems. This species was recently described in 2017 from a distinct population of Blotchside Logperch. P. burtoni. As the common name suggests, Tennessee Logperch are only found in Tennessee and they have a series of dark blotches along their sides. As with other members of the logperch group, Tennessee Logperch have a pointed snout that they use to flip over rocks for feeding on aquatic insects.