Snail Darter Fun Facts:
- The Little Tennessee River was the snail darter's only known spawning habitat when the species was listed as endangered.
- The snail darter is a member of the Percidae family alongside perch, walleye, and ruffe species.
- The snail darter was declared an endangered species in 1975 and downgraded to a threatened species in 1984.
Source: All information from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(Department of the Interior).