|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Noturus elegans Taylor, 1969|
|Common Names||Elegant Madtom
Elegant Giftmalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Fallen Timber Creek, 8 miles southeast of Glasgow, at state highway 90, Barren County, Kentucky, U.S.A.|
|Pronunciation||no two russ|
|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 handsome or elegant colour pattern.|
|Size||89mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||North America: restricted to the Green River drainage in Kentucky and Tennessee, USA
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Ohio, Green River (Kentucky) (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.|
|Reference||Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 282, pp 150, Pls. 4 (figs. 5-6), 12.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 03 06:36 (species record created: 2007 May 07 21:26)|