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Noturus elegans (Elegant madtom)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The elegant madtom (Noturus elegans) is a native Tennessee fish.
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Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Adult Length [1]  3.5 inches (9 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  In a nest
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Speleophils (rock cavity)
Brood Guarder [1]  Yes
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  50
Maximum Longevity [1]  2 years

Range Map

America, North - Inland waters; Nearctic; North America: restricted to the Green River drainage in Kentucky and Tennessee, USA (Ref. 5723). Individuals from the Duck River originally allocated to <i>N. elegans</i> are <i>N. fasciatus</i>, the latter restricted to the Duck River system and two m; North America: restricted to the Green River drainage in Kentucky and Tennessee, USA (Ref. 5723). Individuals from the Duck River originally allocated to <i>N. elegans</i> are <i>N. fasciatus</i>, the latter restricted to the Duck River system and two minor tributaries of the lower arm of the Tennessee River, Tennessee (Ref. 56218).; Tennessee; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
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