Santa Ana sucker

They are closely related to mountain suckers, and quite similar in appearance.

The Santa Ana sucker lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The Santa Ana sucker, Catostomus santaanae, is a sucker found only in a handful of rivers in southern California. They are closely related to mountain suckers, and quite similar in appearance. More

rivers, the Santa Ana sucker now finds itself smack in the middle of one of the most urbanized places in North America. More

The Santa Ana Sucker is one of the most glamorous creature on Earth. This fish helps clear the algae that kills other fish and crustaceans. We must save it, because it would be a shame to lose such a wonderful fish. More

Santa Ana suckers are primarily found in small to medium sized streams that flow year-round and may vary in depth from several centimeters to over 1 m deep. They favor cool (<22°C) flowing water where gravel, rubble, and boulder substrates are present. More

The Santa Ana sucker (Catostomus santaanae), was recently identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) as a species of special concern. This sucker is endemic to the Los Angeles, San Gabriel, and Santa Ana river drainages of southern California. More

The Santa Ana Sucker (Catostomus santaanae) is a fish that was common in streams of the Santa Ana Watershed and other rivers of Southern California as recently as the 1970's. More

Santa Ana Sucker May Get Federal Protection - Fish conservation organizations announce the federal government has agreed to determine, once and for all, whether the Santa Ana sucker fish deserves protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. More

Court: Threatened Santa Ana Sucker Must Receive Critical Habitat - Conservation groups praise ruling March 4, 2003 San Francisco - Conservation groups have received notice from U.S. More

Santa Ana Sucker, in 3 noncontiguous populations in The lower and middle Santa Ana River in San Bernardino, Riverside, and Orange counties; the East, West, and North Forks of the San Gabriel River in Los Angeles County; and lower Big Tujunga Creek, a tributary of More

Santa Ana sucker, captured from Haines Creek, Los Angeles County, CA on 12 January 2004. Photo by Steve Howard. Santa Ana sucker, captured from Haines Creek, Los Angeles County, CA on 12 January 2004. Photo by Steve Howard. More

habitat for the Santa Ana sucker (Catostomus santaanae) (sucker), which is endemic to the Los Angeles River, the San Gabriel River, and the Santa Ana River, and assumed to be introduced to the Santa Clara River in California. More

DESCRIPTION: Adult Santa Ana suckers average three inches in length and have dark-grey, blotchy backs with silvery-white undersides. Their large lips and small mouths enable them to suck algae and invertebrates from river bottoms. More

artificial stream built to protect the Santa Ana sucker fish at the Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District in Riverside. The habitat to be re-evaluated stretches from the San Bernardino Mountains to Yorba Linda in Orange County. More

Santa Ana sucker at between $21.8 to $30.5 million over the next 20 years. This cost estimate applies to the designation of 21,129 acres of streams in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties as critical habitat. More

The Santa Ana sucker, a scraping feeder with all the charisma of an efficient spatula, belongs to the second group. It uses a tough plate on its snout to nose algae off rocks. More

analysis) for the Santa Ana sucker were improved by comments received while the proposal was open for ninety-days of public comments. More

study of the Santa Ana Sucker within the San Gabriel and Santa Ana Rivers indicates that the relative abundance of arroyo chub is directly correlated to and is a predictor of Santa Ana sucker abundance. More

Feds to Revisit Santa Ana Sucker Fish Habitat Author: Center for Biological Diversity Published on Jan 16, 2009 - 6:12:00 AM LOS ANGLELES, Jan. More

Instead, the Santa Ana sucker has large bumpy lips and swims close to the bottom of streams in order to swallow detritus and algae. The original home range of the sucker included the Santa Ana, San Gabriel and Los Angeles Rivers. More

designation for Santa Ana sucker as promulgated today by a rule that amends 50 CFR 17.11(h) and 17.95(e). DATES: We will accept comments from all interested parties until April 26, 2004. More

for the Santa Ana sucker and the draft economic analysis on the ] proposed designation, will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address. More

Since 1973, the Santa Ana Sucker (Catostomus santaanae) has been listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. The Lower Big Tujunga Creek, in Los Angeles County, is one of the areas in southern California where the Santa Ana Sucker is still present. More

Common names

Pakaprovec svatoanenský in Czech (česky)
Sankt Ana-sugekarpe in Danish (dansk)
Santa Ana sucker in English
圣安娜亚口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
聖安娜亞口魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Catostomidae
Genus : Catostomus
Species : Catostomus santaanae
Authority : Snyder, 1908