New York Natural Heritage Program
Swamp Darter
Etheostoma fusiforme (Girard, 1854)
Ray-finned Fishes

New York State Distribution [-]
In New York, the swamp darter is restricted to a few ponds on eastern Long Island in the Peconic River system (Smith 1985; Carlson 1998, 2005).

Global Distribution [-]
The swamp darter can be found in the lowlands of southeastern Maine south along Atlantic Slope to southern Florida, west along Gulf Slope to Louisiana and the Oklahoma/ Texas/Arkansas border, and north to western Tennessee and southwestern Kentucky (Lee et al. 1980; Smith 1985; Page and Burr 1991).
Best Places to See
• The ponds in Otis Pike Preserve and Robert Cushman Murphy County Park (Suffolk County)