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Jump to next section Summary of Noturus
Pronounced no two russ
Etymology From the Greek notos, meaning back and oura, meaning tail. In reference to the confluent adipose and caudal fins.
Size Smallest 42mm, largest 310mm, average 113mm, most commonly 150mm. All SL.
Species There are 27 "species" in the database
Keepers 9 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Noturus gyrinus (38.89%)
2. Noturus flavus (19.44%)
3. Noturus insignis (16.67%)
4. Noturus exilis (8.33%)
5. Noturus leptacanthus (5.56%)
6. Noturus taylori (2.78%)
7. Noturus funebris (2.78%)
8. Noturus flavater (2.78%)
9. Noturus miurus (2.78%)

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