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Threatened and Endangered Fish


This gallery of fish that are listed as Threatened, Endangered and Species in Need of Conservation in the Kansas River drainage was created by Garold W. Sneegas, whom we wish to thank for his generous help and wonderful photos. Please do not reproduce without permission.

For a complete list of species and the most recent status information please go to the Kansas Wildlife and Parks and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service websites.



Endangered


Arkansas River Shiner, Notropis girardi



Threatened


Blackside Darter, Percina maculata



Flathead Chub, Platygobio gracilis



Plains Minnow, Hybognathus placitus



Redspot Chub, Nocomis asper



Topeka Shiner, Notropis topeka



Species In Need of Conservation



Banded Darter, Etheostoma zonale



Banded Sculpin, Cottus carolinae



Bigeye Shiner, Notropis boopsi  (proposed for listing)



Bluntnose Darter, Etheostoma chlorosoma



Cardinal Shiner, Luxilus cardinalis  (proposed for listing)



Common Shiner, Luxilus cornutus (proposed for listing)




Greenside Darter, Etheostoma blennioides




Johnny Darter, Etheostoma nigrum  (proposed for listing)



Northern Hogsucker, Hypentelium nigricans



Ozark Minnow, Notropis nubilus



Redfin Darter, Etheostoma whipplei  (proposed for listing)



River Darter, Percina shumardi



River Shiner, Notropis blennius



Southern Redbelly Dace, Phoxinus erythrogaster  (proposed for listing)



Slough Darter, Etheostoma gracile




Speckled Darter, Etheostoma stigmaeum



Spotted Sucker, Minytrema melanops


Stippled Darter, Etheostoma punctulatum



Striped Shiner, Luxilus chrysocephalus  (proposed for listing)



Tadpole Madtom, Noturus gyrinus