Margined madtom

The Margined madtom lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Identification: The body of the Margined Madtom is yellow to slate gray above and white or light below. The fins are yellow or light gray and the median fins, except for the adipose fin, have a black edge. More

Margined Madtom Noturus insignisThe margined madtom of eastern Pennsylvania is widely distributed and abundant. Margined madtom (Noturus insignis) occur in the Susquehanna River basin and they are legal for use (and sale) as bait fish. More

Margined Madtom - Noturus insignis (Richardson, 1836) The catfish world is full of diverse and odd things. We’re adding to that diversity in our co-written CotM for July. More

TN00289 MARGINED MADTOM NOTURUS INSIGNIS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food Habits More

Similar species: The Margined Madtom, Noturus insignis, is the only other madtom to have black borders on its fins, but differs from the Slender Madtom in that the upper jaw projects beyond lower jaw and there is no light spot on the nape or at the rear of the More

margined madtom, RABIDA INSIGNIS (Richardson), M. S. Thesis, Cornell Univ. * Burkhead, N. M., and R. E. Jenkins. 1991. Fishes. Pages 321-409 in K. Terwilliger (coordinator). More

Features: The Margined Madtom (Noturus insignis) is a brownish-yellow catfish with black margins on the fins. It lives in well-oxygenated streams. More

Margined Madtom Noturus insignis In Pennsylvania there are six madtom species. Some are rare, like the mountain, brindled, tadpole and northern madtoms. The margined madtom of eastern Pennsylvania is widely distributed and abundant. More

(PA, MD, NJ and DE), the margined madtom is not one of those handsome little devils described above (which are usually members of the subgenus Rabida). More

Noturus insignis, margined madtom, wild, Dustin Smith, view photo Check our Fish List for availability of this species Jonah's Aquarium Menu Home Contents More

Common names

chat-fou liséré in French (français)
margined madtom in English
Sortfinnet giftmalle in Danish (dansk)
鑲邊石鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
镶边石鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ictaluridae
Genus : Noturus
Species : Noturus insignis
Authority : Richardson, 1836