Longnose sucker

The longnose sucker, Catostomus catostomus, is a freshwater species of fish inhabiting cold, clear waters in North America from northern USA to the top of the continent.

The longnose sucker, Catostomus catostomus, is a freshwater species of fish inhabiting cold, clear waters in North America from northern USA to the top of the continent. In addition, it is the only species of sucker to inhabit Asia, specifically the rivers of eastern Siberia. More

Longnose suckers are one of the most frequently caught fish by Montana anglers. Diagnostic CharacteristicsBack, upper sides, and head to below the eye dark olive to slate; underparts white or yellow. More

The longnose sucker (Catostomus catostomus) is the only species of sucker located in Alaska. It is found throughout the state (except for islands) and other parts of North America in both lakes and streams where the water temperatures are usually clear and cold. More

The body of the longnose sucker is long and round with dark olive or grey sides and top and a light underside. They are typically 15 - 25 inches long and weigh between one and two lb. More

The longnose sucker has a broad distribution occurring throughout Canada, except in Newfoundland. Its northern Canadian range extends to the limit of the continental Northwest Territories and the northern tip of Labrador. More

the longnose sucker are separated by hundreds of miles from the closest main part of this species' range. These relict populations are vulnerable to extirpation. More

list a population of longnose sucker (Catostomus catostomus), that is restricted to the Monongahela River Basin, as an endangered species under section 4 of the Act. More

There are several suckers, and the longnose sucker is the most common variety. There are also mountain suckers, largescale suckers, and bridgelip suckers in British Columbia, as well as various hybrids between all of these. More

The longnose sucker is not a serious predator of fish eggs. Economically, suckers are at present a potentially valuable by underused sport fish. More

I think it's the longnose sucker, although the northern pike comes close. (The white sucker and longnose dace are also up there.) Chris > From: "Bruce Stallsmith" > Reply-To: nanfa_at_aquaria. More

Habitat and Habits: The longnose sucker is found in cool, spring-fed creeks where it feeds on the bottom on algae, crustaceans, snails and insect larvae (caddisflies, mayflies, midges). It spawns in lakes or in shallow-flowing streams over gravel, where fry remain until 1-2 weeks old. More

The longnose sucker, which exists only in selected tributaries of the Youghiogheny River in Somerset County, has been denied federal listing as an endangered species. After a four-year delay, the U.S. More

* The Longnose Sucker spawns in the spring, several days before the White Sucker begins its spawning run up the same stream. More

Longnose SuckerAn arctic fish, the Longnose sucker lives in Lake Superior, as well as in Canada, Alaska, a few large northern Minnesota lakes, the Rainy River, and Siberia. It is the only sucker capable of living in saltwater. More

Species Act protection for the longnose sucker, a fish, in the Monongahela River drainage of West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania failed to provide substantial scientific information indicating that protection could be warranted, according to Martin Miller, chief of endangered species for the U.S. More

The longnose sucker is widely distributed from Siberia and Alaska across Canada and the northern U.S. Longnose suckers are found in cold-water lakes and streams. Spawning occurs in riffle areas of streams. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Catostomidae
Genus : Catostomus
Species : Catostomus catostomus
Authority : Forster, 1773