Scioto madtom

The Scioto madtom lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The Scioto madtom is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Scioto Madtom (Noturus trautmani) is a species of fish in the Ictaluridae family. More

The Scioto madtom is one of six small catfish known as madtoms found in Ohio. They are the only fish species in Ohio on the U.S. endangered species list. More

The Scioto madtom is Darby Creek More

The Scioto madtom is a small species (largest know specimen is 44 mm in standard length) of the subgenus Rabida. More

Why It's Endangered: The Scioto madtom is thought to be endemic to the Scioto River basin in central Ohio. Only 18 individuals have ever been collected. All were caught along a single stretch of Big Darby Creek. More

Identification: The Scioto Madtom has a long, slender body that is gray to dusky olive-brown above and has 4 dark saddles. The low adipose fin is broadly joined to the caudal fin with a small notch between the fins. More

* States/US Territories in which the Scioto madtom is known to occur: Ohio * For more information: More

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The Scioto Madtom is known only from Big Darby Creek in southern Ohio. This rare species has not been seen since 1957 and is protected as an endangered species. More

Scioto madtom has not been captured since 1957. Freshwater Eels Freshwater eels are a snake-like fish that spawn in the ocean, but migrate into brackish and freshwater to mature into adults. More

Common names

Noturus trautmani in Catalan (Català)
Scioto madtom in English
Scioto-giftmalle in Danish (dansk)
特氏石鮰 in Chinese (中文)
特氏石鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ictaluridae
Genus : Noturus
Species : Noturus trautmani
Authority : Taylor, 1969