Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: West Virginia
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

West Virginia Project

Distribution and abundance of the Diamond Darter in the Elk River, West Virginia

June 2014 - September 2014


Participating Agencies

  • West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

The Diamond Darter, a federally-endangered species of fish, is known only from the Elk River in West Virginia. This study will increase understanding of the distribution range of this species, which is critical information for management and conservation efforts by natural resource managers