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|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. Individuals from the Duck River originally allocated to N. elegans are N. fasciatus, the latter restricted to the Duck River system and two minor tributaries of the lower arm of the Tennessee River, Tennessee.
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 Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2012.|
|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||2021 Feb 21 13:31 (species record created: 2007 May 07 21:26)|