Fish Identification Guide Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Longnose Sucker
Catostomus catostomus
Also known as: sucker
Illustrations by Joe Tomelleri
Description: A slender fish having a short, triangular-shaped dorsal fin, very small scales, and a long, pointed snout with "bumpy" lips. Bottom-feeder, primarily consuming immature aquatic insects. Seldom caught by anglers.
Family: Sucker
Type: Non-Game Fish
Range: North and South Platte rivers, upper Niobrara River.


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