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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae Suckers
Subfamily: Catostominae
Genus: Moxostoma

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Moxostoma albidum
[Longlip jumprock]



North America
Max. Length 74 cm TL
Moxostoma anisurum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Moxostoma anisurum
[Silver redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Moxostoma ariommum Robins & Raney, 1956

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Moxostoma ariommum
[Bigeye jumprock]
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Max. Length 49 cm TL

 
Moxostoma austrinum
[Mexican redhorse]
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Moxostoma breviceps
[Smallmouth redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Moxostoma carinatum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Moxostoma carinatum
[River redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Moxostoma cervinum (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Moxostoma cervinum
[Blacktip jumprock]
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Moxostoma collapsum
[Notchlip redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Moxostoma congestum (Baird & Girard, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Moxostoma congestum
[Gray redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Moxostoma duquesnii (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Moxostoma duquesnii
[Black redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 78 cm TL
Moxostoma erythrurum (Rafinesque, 1818)

Photo by Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Moxostoma erythrurum
[Golden redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Moxostoma hubbsi Legendre, 1952

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Moxostoma hubbsi
[Copper redhorse]
No picture found

Max. Length 31.3 cm SL

 
Moxostoma lacerum
[Harelip sucker]



North America
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Moxostoma lachneri Robins & Raney, 1956

Photo by Photo by Casten, L.
 
Moxostoma lachneri
[Greater jumprock]



North America
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Moxostoma macrolepidotum (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Moxostoma macrolepidotum
[Shorthead redhorse]
No picture found


 
Moxostoma mascotae
[Mascota jumprock]



North America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Moxostoma pappillosum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Moxostoma pappillosum
[V-lip redhorse]
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Moxostoma pisolabrum
[Pealip redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Moxostoma poecilurum Jordan, 1877

Photo by Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Moxostoma poecilurum
[Blacktail redhorse]



North America
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Moxostoma robustum (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Freeman, B.J.
 
Moxostoma robustum
[Smallfin redhorse]
No picture found

Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Moxostoma rupiscartes
[Striped jumprock]



North America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Moxostoma valenciennesi Jordan, 1885

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Moxostoma valenciennesi
[Greater redhorse]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Moxostoma albidum Longlip jumprock North America 1856
Moxostoma anisurum Silver redhorse North America 74 TL 1820
Moxostoma ariommum Bigeye jumprock North America 22 TL 1956
Moxostoma austrinum Mexican redhorse North America 49 TL 1880
Moxostoma breviceps Smallmouth redhorse North America 1870
Moxostoma carinatum River redhorse North America 77 TL 1870
Moxostoma cervinum Blacktip jumprock North America 19 TL 1868
Moxostoma collapsum Notchlip redhorse North America 1870
Moxostoma congestum Gray redhorse North America 65 TL 1854
Moxostoma duquesnii Black redhorse North America 51 TL 1817
Moxostoma erythrurum Golden redhorse North America 78 TL 1818
Moxostoma hubbsi Copper redhorse North America 72 TL 1952
Moxostoma lacerum Harelip sucker North America 31.3 SL 1877
Moxostoma lachneri Greater jumprock North America 44 TL 1956
Moxostoma macrolepidotum Shorthead redhorse North America 75 TL 1817
Moxostoma mascotae Mascota jumprock North America 1907
Moxostoma pappillosum V-lip redhorse North America 45 TL 1870
Moxostoma pisolabrum Pealip redhorse North America 1951
Moxostoma poecilurum Blacktail redhorse North America 51 TL 1877
Moxostoma robustum Smallfin redhorse North America 42 TL 1870
Moxostoma rupiscartes Striped jumprock North America 28 TL 1889
Moxostoma valenciennesi Greater redhorse North America 80 TL 1885



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