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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ictaluridae North American freshwater catfishes

Genus: Noturus

(See list of species below)



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29 species (see list below)

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Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Noturus albater Taylor, 1969

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus albater
[Ozark madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL

 
Noturus baileyi
[Smoky madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Noturus crypticus
[Chucky madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Noturus elegans Taylor, 1969

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus elegans
[Elegant madtom]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Noturus eleutherus Jordan, 1877

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Noturus eleutherus
[Mountain madtom]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Noturus exilis Nelson, 1876

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Noturus exilis
[Slender madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Noturus fasciatus
[Saddled madtom]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Noturus flavater Taylor, 1969

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Noturus flavater
[Checkered madtom]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Noturus flavipinnis Taylor, 1969

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Noturus flavipinnis
[Yellowfin madtom]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Noturus flavus Rafinesque, 1818

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Noturus flavus
[Stonecat]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Noturus funebris Gilbert & Swain, 1891

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus funebris
[Black madtom]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Noturus furiosus Jordan & Meek, 1889

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Noturus furiosus
[Carolina madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Noturus gilberti Jordan & Evermann, 1889

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus gilberti
[Orangefin madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Noturus gladiator
[Piebald madtom]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Noturus gyrinus (Mitchill, 1817)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Noturus gyrinus
[Tadpole madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 6.9 cm TL
Noturus hildebrandi (Bailey & Taylor, 1950)

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus hildebrandi
[Least madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Noturus insignis (Richardson, 1836)

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus insignis
[Margined madtom]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Noturus lachneri Taylor, 1969

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Noturus lachneri
[Ouachita madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Noturus leptacanthus Jordan, 1877

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus leptacanthus
[Speckled madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Noturus maydeni
[Black River madtom]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Noturus miurus Jordan, 1877

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Noturus miurus
[Brindled madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Noturus munitus
[Frecklebelly madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Noturus nocturnus Jordan & Gilbert, 1886

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus nocturnus
[Freckled madtom]

Photo by Page, L.M.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Noturus phaeus Taylor, 1969

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Noturus phaeus
[Brown madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL

 
Noturus placidus
[Neosho madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL

 
Noturus stanauli
[Pygmy madtom]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Noturus stigmosus Taylor, 1969

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Noturus stigmosus
[Northern madtom]

Photo by Tumlison, R.

North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Noturus taylori Douglas, 1972

Photo by Tumlison, R.
 
Noturus taylori
[Caddo madtom]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Noturus trautmani
[Scioto madtom]
29 Species of Family Ictaluridae with Genus Noturus
(North American freshwater catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1969 Noturus albater Ozark madtom North America 12 TL
1969 Noturus baileyi Smoky madtom North America 7.3 TL
2005 Noturus crypticus Chucky madtom North America 6.5 SL
1969 Noturus elegans Elegant madtom North America 8.9 TL
1877 Noturus eleutherus Mountain madtom North America 13 TL
1876 Noturus exilis Slender madtom North America 15 TL
2005 Noturus fasciatus Saddled madtom North America 6.2 SL
1969 Noturus flavater Checkered madtom North America 18 TL
1969 Noturus flavipinnis Yellowfin madtom North America 15 TL
1818 Noturus flavus Stonecat North America 31 TL
1891 Noturus funebris Black madtom North America 15 TL
1889 Noturus furiosus Carolina madtom North America 12 TL
1889 Noturus gilberti Orangefin madtom North America 10 TL
2004 Noturus gladiator Piebald madtom North America 10.6 SL
1817 Noturus gyrinus Tadpole madtom North America 13 TL
1950 Noturus hildebrandi Least madtom North America 6.9 TL
1836 Noturus insignis Margined madtom North America 15 TL
1969 Noturus lachneri Ouachita madtom North America 10 TL
1877 Noturus leptacanthus Speckled madtom North America 9.4 TL
2006 Noturus maydeni Black River madtom North America 8.1 SL
1877 Noturus miurus Brindled madtom North America 13 TL
1965 Noturus munitus Frecklebelly madtom North America 9.5 TL
1886 Noturus nocturnus Freckled madtom North America 15 TL
1969 Noturus phaeus Brown madtom North America 15 TL
1969 Noturus placidus Neosho madtom North America 8.7 TL
1980 Noturus stanauli Pygmy madtom North America 4.2 TL
1969 Noturus stigmosus Northern madtom North America 13 TL
1972 Noturus taylori Caddo madtom North America 7.7 TL
1969 Noturus trautmani Scioto madtom North America 6.1 TL



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