Specimen Information

Hypentelium nigricans
Hypentelium nigricans
(Northern Hog Sucker)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID164901
Common NameNorthern Hog Sucker
LocalityConasauga drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeHUC8
HUC8 NameConasauga
HUC8 Number03150101
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Reference 1
Ref. Number:705
Author:Etnier, D.A., and W.C. Starnes.
Title:The fishes of Tennessee.
Publisher:The University of Tennessee Press
Pages:681 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14971
Author:Boschung, H.T., Jr., and R.L. Mayden.
Title:Fishes of Alabama.
Publisher:Smithsonian Books
Pages:736 pp
Reference 3
Ref. Number:1563
Author:Mettee, M.F., P.E. O'Neil, and J.M. Pierson.
Title:Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin.
Publisher:Oxmoor House, Inc, Birmingham, AL.
Pages:820 pp
CommentsEtnier and Starnes say it is present; Boschung and Maydan don't list it in that drainage; Mettee et al say native; guessed at pathway
Record TypeLiterature


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