June sucker

Unlike most other suckers, the June sucker is not a bottom-feeder.

female June Sucker for stream side spawning as Jackie Watson holds the fish on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 in the Provo River. Each "ripe" female produces about 1/2 to 1/3 cup eggs, which is then mixed with semen from the male June Sucker for fertilization. More

Rare June sucker fish in Utah thwarted in attempt to prosper by voracious predators - August 31, 2008|By Mike Stark, Associated Press Provo, Utah — Psst. More

The June sucker, Chasmistes liorus, is very narrowly distributed, occurring naturally in Utah Lake and the Provo River, and nowhere else in the world. Although the species was once abundant in Utah Lake, it is now extremely rare. More

* States/US Territories in which the June sucker is known to occur: Utah * For more information: http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/life_histories/E050. More

The June sucker, Chasmistes liorus, is a critically endangered fish endemic to Utah Lake and the Provo River, where it is now under protection. It is a member of the sucker family Catostomidae, and occurs in sympatry with the benthic Utah sucker Catostomus ardens. More

* June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program * Provo River Restoration Project * Sevier Citizens for Clean Air and Water More

June Sucker Nation = a blog about bioregional living 3.19. More

south of June Sucker Nation, in the Uintah and Sanpitch regions among others, gathered in great numbers around the lake in June of every year - spawning time of the "Pah-gar" or sucker. More

“The June sucker is our indicator species,” says Michael D. Mills (MA ’04), the program’s coordinator. “It’s like the oil light in your car. You don’t have to add oil right away, but if you ignore it, over time things will get worse. More

Photo courtesy of the June Sucker Recovery Implementation ProgramThe endangered June Sucker fish is native only to Utah Lake. Only 300 adults of this species exist in the world. More

The June Sucker was a critical food fish for the early settlers in Utah. Unique features of the June Sucker include a subterminal mouth, smooth lips, and a cleft bottom lip with almost parallel sides to the wide gap. More

Culture > Brood | June suckers | Production June sucker > Stocking | Research articles & papers | Inventory History of June sucker at FES = In 1991, a fish culture facility was built at FES to raise June More

The June sucker was first federally listed on April 30, 1986. According to the Federal Register the wild population was 1,000 at the time of listing. A later report indicated that the wild adult spawning population was closer to 300 individuals in 1998. More

As part of the June Sucker Recovery Plan (JSRIP), several million carp will to be removed from Utah Lake during the next 6 years. This is one of many steps taken to recover the endangered June sucker, which was listed on April 30, 1986. More

Over the years, however, the number of June suckers has dwindled to the hundreds, prompting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1986 to list the species as endangered. It's known to inhabit only Utah Lake and its Provo River tributary. More

The June sucker Chasmistes liorus is an endangered fish endemic to Utah Lake, Utah. Increased human water usage and habitat disturbance have played a role in its decline; however, evidence suggests that the introduction of white bass Morone chrysops is also of major concern. More

The June sucker, which lives only in Utah Lake and its tributaries, made its first appearance this year at a restored creek near Springville. Crews spent $1. More

The June sucker is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act since 1986. Species Description: The June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) is a member of the lakesucker family Catostomidae. More

Members of the June Sucker Recovery Implementation Program (JSRIP) will release 43,000 June suckers into Utah Lake on Monday, August 27, 2007, as part of their recovery efforts for the native Utah fish. More

The June sucker, named for its annual June spawning run, is endemic to Utah Lake. This means there are no other places in Utah or the world where June sucker live naturally. More

State rehabilitates creek bed for June suckerUtah is moving one town's creek back to its original meander to help out the June sucker, a fish that lives nowhere else except Utah Lake and its tributaries. More

June sucker recovery was signed March 17, 2004. The Division of Wildlife Resources' Fisheries Experiment Station (FES) in Logan, Utah was expanded to accommodate the interim facility while a larger warm water hatchery is brought on-line. More

Small populations of June sucker have been established in a few other locations, such as Red Butte Reservoir above Salt Lake City, as temporary refuge to guard against a catastrophic loss in Utah Lake. The U.S. More

The June sucker has been very close to extinction because of heavy predation on the fry. Two years ago the species had an aging population with no known recruitment. Then a successful effort to propagate the species was begun. More

The June Sucker is a native Utah fish species, found naturally only in Utah Lake and its tributaries. They are listed on the Federal Endangered Species List as Endangered. More

In 1986, the June sucker, a fish indigenous to Utah Lake, was added to the Endangered Species List. The June sucker numbers had gone from millions in the early 1800s to a natural population of less then 1,000. More

The June sucker, which is known to live only in Utah Lake and its tributaries, has been listed as an endangered species since 1986, when biologists estimated there were fewer than 1,000 left. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Catostomidae
Genus : Chasmistes
Species : Chasmistes liorus
Authority : Jordan, 1878