|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Noturus nocturnus Jordan & Gilbert, 1886|
|Common Names||Freckled Madtom
Fregnet Giftmalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Saline River, near Benton railroad bridge, at Benton, Saline County, Arkansas, U.S.A.|
|Pronunciation||no two russ - nok turn uss|
|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 its black (nocturnus=night) colour.|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||North America: Mississippi River basin from northern Illinois to Louisiana, and from eastern Kentucky to central Kansas and Oklahoma in the USA; Gulf Slope drainages from Mobile Bay in Alabama to Guadalupe River in Texas, USA.
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Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 9 (no. 549)|
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|Last Update||2008 Jun 19 08:42 (species record created: 2007 May 07 17:59)|