|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Etheostoma caeruleum Storer, 1845|
|Common Name||Rainbow Darter|
|Type Locality||Fox River, Illinois, U.S.A.|
|Pronunciation||ee theo stoh mah|
|Etymology||From the Greek, etheo meaning to strain and from stoma meaning mouth.|
|Size||77mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||North America: Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins from southern Ontario in Canada and from western New York to Minnesota, and south to northern Alabama and Arkansas in the USA. Isolated populations in southwestern Mississippi and eastern Louisiana, and in upper Potomac River drainage in West Virginia, USA.|
|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.|
|Feeding||Omnivorous. Some accept high quality flake and granular food. Brine shrimp, bloodworm and cyclops are readily accepted and snails are especially relished.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History v. 2 (1845-1848), pp 47.|
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|Last Update||2017 Aug 16 11:56 (species record created: 2013 Feb 15 21:11)|