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A tadpole madtom (Noturus gyrinus) from the Suwannee River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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A tadpole madtom (Noturus gyrinus) from the Suwannee River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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A tadpole madtom (Noturus gyrinus) from the Suwannee River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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A tadpole madtom (Noturus gyrinus) from the Suwannee River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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A black madtom (Noturus funebris) from the Yellow River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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A black madtom (Noturus funebris) from the Yellow River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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A black madtom (Noturus funebris) from the Yellow River, Florida, at the US Geological Survey Southeast Science Center.

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Slender madtom (Noturus exilis) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Slender madtom (Noturus exilis) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Slender madtom (Noturus exilis) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Slender madtom (Noturus exilis) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pygmy madtom (Noturus stanauli) at Conservation Fisheries. This stream fish is only found in the Clinch and Duck River drainages in Tennessee.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pygmy madtom (Noturus stanauli) at Conservation Fisheries. This stream fish is only found in the Clinch and Duck River drainages in Tennessee.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Smoky madtom (Noturus baileyi) is a federally endangered species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This species is listed as vulnerable on IUCN.

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Smoky madtom (Noturus baileyi) is a federally endangered species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This species is listed as vulnerable on IUCN.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus) at Conservation Fisheries, Knoxville, Tennessee.

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