Conasauga River

Colorful north Georgia fish could get federal protection

The trispot darter. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)ATLANTA — A shiny orange fish living in a north Georgia river is being considered for federal protection as a rare species. The trispot darter is already classified as endangered by state officials. Now, the U.S. government is looking to protect it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The trispot darter lives…