Noturus gyrinus

Noturus gyrinus
Tadpole Madtom – Noturus gyrinus

Noturus gyrinus

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
IctaluridaeNoturus gyrinus(Mitchill)1817Tadpole Madtom

Unique Characters: Mouth terminal; jaws of equal length. Prominent, narrow dark lateral streak on sides. Chubby body.

Noturus gyrinus
Tadpole Madtom – Noturus gyrinus

Similar Species: None. Only madtom in North Carolina with jaws of equal length.

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