Watershed Size:  Approximately 902 sq mi / 577,243 acres.

Location:  Blount, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall and Walker Counties AL.

Priority Species:  

Fish:  Warrior Darter, Vermillion Darter, Watercress Darter, Rush Darter, Locust Fork Darter, Cahaba Shiner, Coal Darter.

Mussels:  Orangenacre Mucket, Alabama Spike (H), Delicate Spike (H), Alabama Moccasinshell (H), Coosa Moccasinshell (H), Dark Pigtoe (H), Triangular Kidneyshell (H).

Reptiles and Amphibians:  Black Warrior waterdog, Flattened musk Turtle.

Snails:   Black Mudalia, Watercress Snail, Plicate Rocksnail.

(H) = Historic (species historically occurred in the SHU or SRRU but, it has either not been collected in a number of years, and may be considered extirpated, or the species could be present but there aren’t recent records to document its presence).

Critical Habitat for:  Ovate Clubshell, Upland Combshell, Triangular Kidneyshell, Alabama Moccasinshell, Orangenacre Mucket, Dark Pigtoe, Vermilion Darter.