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Stonecat (Noturus flavus)


Description: Stonecatis a small, flat-headed, slender catfish, with an upper jaw protruding beyond its lower jaw. The colouration of this species can vary in shades of brown, with a lighter cream or white belly, and a dorsal fin with a shallow notch.

Habitat: It is found in small rivers and larger creeks. It prefers fast-moving riffle areas with rocky substrates. It spends most of its life in shallow riffles, but can be found in deeper water.