HELLBENDER, EASTERN
Summary information for HELLBENDER, EASTERN
Common Name HELLBENDER, EASTERN
Scientific Name CRYPTOBRANCHUS ALLEGANIENSIS ALLEGANIENSIS
Status NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S1, GLOBAL RANK G3G4T3T4, FEDERAL PROPOSED ENDANGERED
Primary Habitat Association "Aquatic - river/stream"
Preferred Habitat "Inhabit riffles in streams with gravel or rubble bottoms. Usually in water less than 1.3 m deep. Lay eggs under large flat rocks."
Distribution "Occurs in the Ozark plateau in rivers draining into the Missouri and Mississippi rivers *01*."
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
CAMDEN, CRAWFORD, DALLAS, DENT, FRANKLIN, JEFFERSON, LACLEDE, OSAGE, PHELPS, PULASKI, ST. LOUIS, TEXAS

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