Spotted sucker

The fish has thin lips and a horizontal mouth.

The Spotted sucker lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

* Spotted Sucker in Alabama Common throughout Alabama, spotted suckers are easily distinguished from other catostomid species by several longitudinal rows of black or brown spots (one per scale) along More

Spotted sucker (Minytrema melanops); 90 meter resolution Content Type: Downloadable Data Publisher: Pennsylvania Gap Analysis Program. More

The spotted sucker is a bottom feeding fish normally found in long deep pools of small to medium rivers over clay, sand, or gravel substrates. Sometimes they can be found in large rivers or impoundments. More

The spotted sucker is widely distributed throughout the Mississippi River and has been taken from a few of its smaller tributaries. More

Spotted sucker; Marlin sucker; Hog sucker; Sacramento sucker; Largescale sucker; Bluehead sucker; Yaqui sucker; Warner sucker; Opata sucker; Bavispe sucker; Flannelmouth sucker; Sucker head; Razorback sucker; Blue sucker; Desert sucker; Tahoe sucker; Cahita sucker; Shark-sucker; Longnose sucker; White sucker; Eel sucker; More

Spotted sucker - photo by Wayne Davis USEPA Spotted sucker (Minytrema melanops) Spotted sucker mouth - Photo by Todd Crail Spotted sucker - mouth inferior with thin, plicate lips Genus Moxotsoma Golden Redhorse Golden Redhorse (Mosostoma More

Florida Range: Spotted suckers occupy streams of northern Florida, from the Perdido River, eastward to the Suwannee River system. Overall distribution: Spotted suckers are widely distributed throughout the central, and southeastern United States and reach southern Canada. More

HABITAT AND BIOLOGY: Spotted suckers inhabit a variety of habitats, including rivers, reservoirs, swamps, small and large streams, and springs. They flourish in little or no current over sand and mud substrates. More

Features: The Spotted Sucker (Minytrema melanops) is distinctive because of the rows of black spots, one per scale, along its body. A medium-sized sucker it can grow to about 50 cm and weigh one kilogram. More

Common names

Pakaprovec tečkovaný in Czech (česky)
Plettet sugekarpe in Danish (dansk)
Pyatnistyi chukuchan in Russian (русский язык)
spotted sucker in English
чукучан пятнистый in Russian (русский язык)
小孔亚口鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
小孔亞口魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Catostomidae
Genus : Minytrema
Species : Minytrema melanops
Authority : Rafinesque, 1820