Catostomidae

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Catostomidae

[‚kad·ə′stäm·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The suckers, a family of cypriniform fishes in the suborder Cyprinoidei.
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Percids showed a similar temporal drift pattern to catostomids (Table 1).
1998), and near the basal roots of several major teleostean clades, such as salmonids (Allendorf & Thorgaard 1984), catostomids (Ferris 1984; Uyeno & Smith 1972), acipenserids (Vasil'ev 1999) and some cyprinids (Larhammer & Risinger 1994).
Systematic studies of the catostomid fish tribe Moxostomatini.
Studies of the catostomid fishes of the genus Moxostoma, with descriptions of two new species.
Although there have been numerous studies of aging in catostomids, few methods have been validated.
Further studies are needed if scales are to be used for aging even younger classes of the river redhorse and other catostomids (Thompson and Beckman, 1995; Sylvester and Berry, 2006).
Some studies suggest that catostomids in large rivers of the USA are mobile, have home ranges [less than or equal to] km, and move [less than or equal to]15 km (Matheney and Rabeni, 1995; Jeffres et al.
Our study suggests that conservation plans for catostomids should incorporate multiple habitat units to ensure adequate habitat.
Knowledge of movements of catostomids in the Big Sandy River can provide information useful in conservation of the two native species (Northcote, 1997; Lucas and Baras, 2001).
Recent research confirms the accuracy of features we used in identification of species and hybrids of catostomids (Quist et al.
Movement patterns and habitat associations of native and introduced catostomids in a tributary system of the Colorado River.
Results from Anderson-Darling tests for normality indicated most indices followed a normal distribution, but numbers of percids and catostomids had a distribution other than normal for the drainage and West-East groups, while number of percids and insectivorous cyprinids had distributions other than normal for the North-South groups.