Specimen Information

Catostomus commersonii
Catostomus commersonii
(White Sucker)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30843
Common NameWhite Sucker
LocalityColorado drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters
HUC8 Number14010001
Collection Year1865
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Reference 1
Ref. Number:306
Author:Woodling, J.
Title:Colorado's little fish: a guide to the minnows and other lesser known fishes in the state of Colorado.
Publisher:Colorado Division of Wildlife
Pages:77 pp
CommentsIntroduced in the 1860's and 1870's with trout plants from eastern hatcheries and through fishermen's bait buckets.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation


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