Specimen Information

Catostomus plebeius
Catostomus plebeius
(Rio Grande Sucker)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID38161
GroupFishes
GenusCatostomus
Speciesplebeius
Common NameRio Grande Sucker
StateNM
CountyGrant
LocalitySapillo Creek (tributary of the Gila River)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Gila
HUC8 Number15040001
HUC10 NameSapillo Creek
HUC10 Number1504000108
HUC12 NameSheep Corral Canyon-Sapillo Creek
HUC12 Number150400010805
Map
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Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1
Author:Sublette, J.E., M.D. Hatch, and M. Sublette.
Date:1990
Title:The fishes of New Mexico.
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
Pages:393 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:454
Author:Buth, D.G., and C.B. Crabtree.
Date:1985
Title:A comparison of the genetic characteristics of the Zuni sucker (Catostomus discololus yarrowi), the bluehead sucker (Catostomus discobolus), and the Rio Grande sucker (Catostomus plebeius).
Journal:Rept. New Mexico Dept. Game and Fish. Santa Fe, NM
Pages:34pp
CommentsUncertain if this population originated naturally via stream capture from the Mimbres River or was introduced.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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