Description: Thick-bodied fish with a small, thick-lipped mouth positioned near the underside of the head. Back not as elevated as in smallmouth buffalo. No barbels or heavy spines. Bottom-feeder, consumes invertebrates (e.g. zooplankton, insects, and small clams) and attached algae. Seldom caught by anglers.|
Type: Non-Game Fish
Range: Large rivers in eastern Nebraska, some adjacent sandpits, and Carter Lake in Omaha.