Common name: Little Colorado River sucker
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Identification: Minckley (1973); Page and Burr (1991).
Size: 50 cm.
Native Range: Upper Little Colorado River system, Arizona (Page and Burr 1991).
Interactive maps: Point Distribution Maps
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This sucker has been introduced into the Salt River in Arizona (Page and Burr 1991).
Means of Introduction: Unknown.
Status: Established in Arizona.
Impact of Introduction: Unknown.
References: (click for full references)
Minckley, W. L. 1973. Fishes of Arizona. Arizona Fish and Game Department. Sims Printing Company, Inc., Phoenix, AZ.
Page, L. M., and B. M. Burr. 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. The Peterson Field Guide Series, volume 42. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA.
Revision Date: 5/16/2000
Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016
Fuller, P., 2018, Catostomus undescribed sp. Lesueur, 1817: U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=356, Revision Date: 5/16/2000, Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016, Access Date: 1/22/2018
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