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Noturus maydeni  Egge, 2006

Black River madtom
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ictaluridae (North American freshwater catfishes)
Etymology: Noturus: Greek, noton = back + Greek, oura = tail; refred to the position of the tail over the back (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Temperate, preferred ?

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North America: Black and St. Francis river drainages in Arkansas and Missouri, USA.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57745)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal soft rays: 15 - 17; Vertebrae: 40 - 43

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits clear, swift, moderate to large high gradient streams. Occurs in swift shallow riffles with gravel, cobble or large stone substrate, but can occasionally be found in shallower pools (Ref. 57745).

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Egge, J.J.D. and A.M. Simons, 2006. The challenge of truly cryptic diversity: diagnosis and description of a new madtom catfish (Ictaluridae: Noturus). Zoologica Scripta 35:581-595. (Ref. 57745)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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