Catostomus cahita Siebert & Minckley, 1986
Cahita sucker
Cahita sucker,  Matalote cahita,  Matalote cahita
Catostomus cahita
photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

Family:  Catostomidae (Suckers), subfamily: Catostominae
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  North America: Yaqui to Mayo rivers in northwestern Mexico.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 August 1996 (A1a, B1+2ac) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Status of threat: threatened; status same as 1989. Criteria: 1,4,5 (http://fisc.er.usgs.gov/afs/) (Ref. 81264).

Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 01.08.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.05.94

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