Catostomidae


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Related to Catostomidae: Percidae, Poeciliidae, Centrarchidae, Esocidae, Cottidae, Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes

Catostomidae

[‚kad·ə′stäm·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The suckers, a family of cypriniform fishes in the suborder Cyprinoidei.
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In summary, this study provides some noteworthy geographic distribution records for 17 taxa of Arkansas fishes within seven families (Atherinopsidae, Catostomidae, Cyprinidae, Fundulidae, Lepisosteidae, Percidae, Petromyzontidae) from 15 counties of the state.
6 Catostomidae white sucker Catostomus commersonii 4 11.
The Poeciliidae, Esocidae, Ictaluridae, Catostomidae, Percidae and the Amiidae had one species each.
Other species of fish identified in this study included members of the Lepisosteidae and Catostomidae that seem too large to have been consumed by any means other than scavenging.
Family, species, common name Killbuck Creek 1978 2008 APHREDODERIDAE Aphredoderus sayanus, Pirate perch * CATOSTOMIDAE Erimyzon oblongus, Creek chubsucker * Moxostoma erythrurum, Golden redhorse * Hypentelium nigricans, Northern hog sucker * * Carpiodes cyprinus, Quillback carpsucker Minytrema melanops, Spotted sucker * Catostomus commersonii, White sucker * * CENTRARCHIDAE Lepomis macrochirus, Bluegill * * Lepomis cyanellus, Green sunfish * * Lepomis spp.
958 (creek chub) Catostomidae Carpiodes cyprinus (quillback) 190 0.