Freckled madtom

The Freckled madtom lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

In our collections, freckled madtoms were never abundant or even common. More

Identification: The Freckled Madtom is dark brown or gray above with a pattern of tiny dark dots over the body and fins. It is light yellow or white below without dark dots or specks. More

The freckled madtom is an endangered species in Iowa (571 IAC 77.2(1) (2004)). It was added to Iowa More

Freckled madtom; Madtom; Slender madtom; Speckled madtom; Yellowfin madtom; Orangefin madtom; Ozark madtom; Tadpole madtom; Carolina madtom; Black madtom; Brindled madtom; Freckled hawkfish; Freckled goatfish; Freckled skate; Freckled cardinalfish; Freckled tilefish; Freckled soapfish; Freckled hind; Freckled angler; Freckled duck; Orange-freckled flathead; White-freckled surgeonfish; More

slender madtom, stone cat, and freckled madtom, which are the smallest of the catfishes. More

Common names

freckled madtom in English
Fregnet giftmalle in Danish (dansk)
夜石鮰 in Chinese (中文)
夜石鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ictaluridae
Genus : Noturus
Species : Noturus nocturnus
Authority : Jordan and Gilbert, 1886