Sacramento squawfish

The Sacramento squawfish lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The Sacramento squawfish is a large, voracious minnow which is a common native throughout the lowland valleys of the Sacramento-San Joaquin system. More

Sacramento Squawfish Ptychocheilus grandis = enlarge + Sacramento Squawfish More

Sacramento squawfish relative abundance estimates were lower than those reported from previous studies of the area. More

The Sacramento squawfish is a very large slender minnow with a large mouth. More

populations of Sacramento squawfish, low populations of rainbow trout (probably steelhead), and a few brown trout in the foothill zone of Big Chico Creek. (The July-September timing of the sampling precluded finding salmon. More

inhabited by Sacramento Squawfish are too warm for young salmons and trouts. Read more: * Sacramento squawfish at Logging close to the edge of Yosemite National Park, California, USA. More

Sacramento squawfish (Sacramento-San Joaquin rivers), and Umpqua squawfish (Umpqua-Suislaw rivers). BONYTAIL (Gila elegans) Extirpated from Grand Canyon. Characterized by a longer slender tail trunk and tail fins, slender body, and small eye. More

Common names

Jelec velký in Czech (česky)
Sacramento pikeminnow in English
Sacramento squawfish in English
Sacramento-squawfisk in Danish (dansk)
丰满叶唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
豐滿葉唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Ptychocheilus
Species : Ptychocheilus grandis
Authority : Ayres, 1854