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Family: Catostomidae Suckers



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Carpiodes carpio River carpsucker North America 64 TL 1820
Carpiodes cyprinus Quillback North America 66 TL 1817
Carpiodes velifer Highfin carpsucker North America 50 TL 1820
Catostomus ardens Utah sucker North America 65 TL 1881
Catostomus bernardini Yaqui sucker North America 40 TL 1856
Catostomus bondi North America 12.9 SL 2013
Catostomus cahita Cahita sucker North America 1986
Catostomus catostomus Longnose sucker North America 64 TL 1773
Catostomus clarkii Desert sucker North America 33 TL 1854
Catostomus columbianus Bridgelip sucker North America 30 TL 1893
Catostomus commersonii White sucker North America 65 TL 1803
Catostomus conchos North America 1902
Catostomus discobolus Bluehead sucker North America 41 TL 1871
Catostomus fumeiventris Owens sucker North America 50 TL 1973
Catostomus insignis Sonora sucker North America 80 TL 1854
Catostomus latipinnis Flannelmouth sucker North America 56 TL 1853
Catostomus leopoldi Bavispe sucker North America 1986
Catostomus macrocheilus Largescale sucker North America 61 TL 1856
Catostomus microps Modoc sucker North America 34 TL 1908
Catostomus nebuliferus Nazas sucker North America 1881
Catostomus occidentalis Sacramento sucker North America 60 TL 1854
Catostomus platyrhynchus Mountain sucker North America 25 TL 1874
Catostomus plebeius Rio Grande sucker North America 20 TL 1854
Catostomus rimiculus Jenny creek sucker North America 50 TL 1898
Catostomus santaanae Santa Ana sucker North America 25 TL 1908
Catostomus snyderi Klamath largescale sucker North America 55 TL 1898
Catostomus tahoensis Tahoe sucker North America 61 TL 1878
Catostomus tsiltcoosensis Tyee sucker North America 4.4 SL 1898
Catostomus utawana Summer sucker North America 11 SL 1886
Catostomus warnerensis Warner sucker North America 35 TL 1908
Catostomus wigginsi Opata sucker North America 1936
Chasmistes brevirostris Shortnose sucker North America 64 TL 1879
Chasmistes cujus Cui-ui North America 67 TL 1883
Chasmistes fecundus North America 1875
Chasmistes liorus June sucker North America 60 TL 1878
Chasmistes muriei Snake River sucker North America 1981
Cycleptus elongatus Blue sucker North America 93 TL 1817
Cycleptus meridionalis southeastern blue sucker North America 70.2 TL 1999
Deltistes luxatus Lost River sucker North America 86 TL 1879
Erimyzon claviformis Western creek chubsucker North America 23 TL 1856
Erimyzon oblongus Eastern creek chubsucker North America 37.6 TL 1814
Erimyzon sucetta Lake chubsucker North America 41 TL 1803
Erimyzon tenuis Sharpfin chubsucker North America 33 TL 1855
Hypentelium etowanum Alabama hog sucker North America 23 TL 1877
Hypentelium nigricans Northern hog sucker North America 61 TL 1817
Hypentelium roanokense Roanoke hog sucker North America 16 TL 1947
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
Minytrema melanops Spotted sucker North America 50 TL 1820
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
Myxocyprinus asiaticus Chinese sucker Asia 60 TL 1864
Thoburnia atripinnis Blackfin sucker North America 17 TL 1959
Thoburnia hamiltoni Rustyside sucker North America 18 TL 1946
Thoburnia rhothoeca Torrent sucker North America 18 TL 1896
Xyrauchen texanus Razorback sucker North America 91 TL 1860



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