Rio Grande sucker

The Rio Grande sucker lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Nonindigenous Occurrences: The Rio Grande sucker has been introduced into the San Francisco drainage in both Arizona and New Mexico (Minckley 1973; Lee et al. 1980 et seq.). More

It seems that the Rio Grande sucker has gotten a boost in numbers recently, according to an article in this month's Colorado Central Magazine. More

The Rio Grande sucker is a member of the Catostomidae, a primary fish family. Eddy (1969) characterized the sucker family as . . . "softrayed fishes that possess a toothless and sucker-like protractile mouth with thick lips. More

To ensure the long term survival of Rio Grande sucker as part of the aquatic wildlife community in waters of the San Luis Valley. The conceptual idea is to protect the genetic purity and preserve the genetic variability of remaining stocks this fish. More

NEW POPULATION OF RIO GRANDE SUCKER FOUND = First Light Net! Submitted by FishNews on Thu, 2006-01-05 22:15. More

History of the Rio Grande Sucker, Catostomus (Pantosteus) plebeius, in New Mexico = Article from: Copeia Article date: March 21, 2008 Author: More

populations of Rio Grande sucker (Catostomus plebeius) in three neighboring streams on the Ladder Ranch, Sierra County, New Mexico. Report to Turner Ranch Properties, LLC. More

Common names

matalote del Bravo in Spanish (español)
Pakaprovec riograndský in Czech (česky)
Rio Grande sucker in English
Rio Grande-sugekarpe in Danish (dansk)
普通亚口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
普通亚口鱼 in Unknown
普通亞口魚 in Mandarin Chinese
普通亞口魚 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Catostomidae
Genus : Catostomus
Species : Catostomus plebeius
Authority : Baird and Girard, 1854