EEC Home Find an endangered species Browse the endangered species list


Featured Creature
Creature Feature: Whale Shark Whale Shark
Although whale sharks are massive, they are generally docile and inoffensive to humans. Whale sharks are even sometimes nice enough to let human swimmers hitch a ride. Learn more about the Whale Shark.
 
Join the Featured Creature Mailing List

Would you like to receive a notice and link when the new Creature Feature is posted? Enter your e-mail address below:
 
HTML   Text-only
Privacy Policy


Speckled Dace



Scientific Name:
Rhinichthys osculus

Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Also called carpita pinta. 4 subspecies endangered: Independence Valley S. D. (R. o. lethoporus), Ash Meadows S. D. (R. o. nevadensis), Clover Valley S. D. (R. o. oligoporus), Kendall Warm S. D. (R. o. thermalis)

Group: Fishes

Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: R. o. lethoporus - October 10, 1989, R. o. nevadensis - May 10, 1982, R. o. oligoporus - October 10, 1989, R. o. thermalis - October 13, 1970

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Nevada, Wyoming

Profiles and photos are posted according to availability.



Need more Speckled Dace facts?


PREVIOUS PAGE


© 2006-2018 Earth's Endangered Creatures
About EEC   |   Contact Us   |   Disclaimer   |   How to Cite this Page   |   Conditions of Use    |   Privacy/Advertisements    |   Site Map