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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae Suckers
Subfamily: Ictiobinae
Genus: Ictiobus

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North America
Max. Length 112 cm TL
Ictiobus bubalus (Rafinesque, 1818)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Ictiobus bubalus
[Smallmouth buffalo]



North America
Max. Length 123 cm TL
Ictiobus cyprinellus (Valenciennes, 1844)

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Ictiobus cyprinellus
[Bigmouth buffalo]
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Ictiobus labiosus
[Fleshylip buffalo]



Central America

Ictiobus meridionalis (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Perusquía, E.
 
Ictiobus meridionalis
[Usumacinta buffalo]



North America
Max. Length 123 cm TL
Ictiobus niger (Rafinesque, 1819)

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Ictiobus niger
[Black buffalo]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ictiobus bubalus Smallmouth buffalo North America 112 TL 1818
Ictiobus cyprinellus Bigmouth buffalo North America 123 TL 1844
Ictiobus labiosus Fleshylip buffalo North America 1904
Ictiobus meridionalis Usumacinta buffalo Central America 1868
Ictiobus niger Black buffalo North America 123 TL 1819



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