Tuscumbia Darter

The endemic Tuscumbia darter (Etheostoma tuscumbia) is named for Tuscumbia Springs in Colbert County. Its entire range is limited to several springs found on the north and south sides of the Tennessee River in north-central Alabama. Spawning occurs from January through March. Food items include midge larvae, amphipods, and small snails.

Courtesy of the Geological Survey of Alabama