IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is common and wide ranging in the Atlantic drainages from the Lower St. Lawrence River basin south to the Altamaha River basin and west to the Great Lakes, Georgia, and in the Alabama-Coosa River drainage, and the Apalachicola and Choctawhatchee River basins, Georgia. In the Apalachicola Basin (ACF basin = formed by Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers) of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, this species is historically known from 21 records from 12 sites, including the main channel of the Apalachicola River and mainstem and tributaries of the Chipola and Chattahoochee Rivers (but not the Flint River) (Brim Box and Williams 2000). In the ACF basin, it was recently collected from four of 324 sites in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia the lower main channel of the Chipola River in Florida (first state record) and three tributaries of the Flint River (the first records from this system) (Brim Box and Williams 2000).


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