Catostomus bernardini Girard, 1856
Yaqui sucker
photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

Family:  Catostomidae (Suckers), subfamily: Catostominae
Max. size:  40 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Rio Yaqui basin in extreme southeast Arizona, USA and northwest Mexico.
Biology:  Occurs in small mountain and desert creeks, and deep pools, runs and rapids of medium rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 June 2018 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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