Catostomus undescribed sp.
(Little Colorado River sucker)
Fishes
Native Transplant
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Catostomus undescribed sp. Lesueur, 1817

Common name: Little Colorado River sucker

Taxonomy: available through www.itis.govITIS logo

Identification: Minckley (1973); Page and Burr (1991).

Size: 50 cm.

Native Range: Upper Little Colorado River system, Arizona (Page and Burr 1991).
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Nonindigenous Occurrences: 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.

Remarks: None.

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.

Other Resources:
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Author: Fuller, P.

Revision Date: 5/16/2000

Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016

Citation Information:
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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