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Scientific Name Noturus gladiator  Thomas & Burr, 2004
Common Name Piebald Madtom
Type Locality Just upstream of Potters Creek, about 2.5 kilometers west of Bolivar, 35°15'14''N, 89°02'05''W, Pleasant Run, Hatchie River at Summerville-Bolivar Road, Mississippi River basin, Hardeman County, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Pronunciation no two russ - glah dee ate or
Etymology From the Greek notos, meaning back and oura, meaning tail. In reference to the confluent adipose and caudal fins. This specific epithet refers to the specimen's large, serrated pectoral spines (gladiator=swordsman).
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Size 107mm or 4.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution North America: coastal plain streams of Tennessee and Mississippi, USA.
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2012.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 15 (no. 4), pp 353, Figs. 2-3, 8c.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 03 09:27 (species record created: 2007 May 06 13:21)