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Noturus elegans (Elegant madtom)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Noturus elegans is a native Tennessee Fish. colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Elegant Madtom colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Siluriformes Family: Ictaluridae Genus: Noturus Species: N.
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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

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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

Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Range map provided by NatureServe. 2010. Digital Distribution Maps of the Freshwater Fishes in the Conterminous United States. Version 3.0. Arlington, VA. U.S.A.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access