Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
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); baileyi: Named after an eminent ichthyologist at the University of Michigan, Dr. Reeve M. Bailey (Ref. 10294).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal. Temperate; 37°N - 36°N
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723); common length : 4.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193)
North America: Citico Creek (Little Tennessee River system) in Monroe County in Tennessee, USA.
Occurs in clear, cool, rocky riffles, runs and flowing pools of creeks (Ref. 5723, 10294).
Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01108 (-0.26105 - 0.28320), b=3.03 (2.89 - 3.16), based on LWR estimates for this family-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (tm<1).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .