Definition of darter
1 : anhinga
2 : any of numerous small North American freshwater bony fishes (especially genera Ammocrypta, Etheostoma, and Percina of the family Percidae)
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Another darter was named for former Vice President Al Gore, in honor of his work on climate change.
In 2012, scientists named a small aqua and orange speckled freshwater darter endemic to a few select drainages of the Tennessee River Etheostoma Obama.
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