Catostomus snyderi Gilbert, 1898
Klamath largescale sucker
Catostomus snyderi
photo by Sandra J. Raredon / Smithsonian Institution, NMNH, Div. of Fishes

Family:  Catostomidae (Suckers), subfamily: Catostominae
Max. size:  55 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Klamath River drainage in Oregon and California, USA.
Biology:  Inhabits lakes, impoundments, and rocky pools and runs of creeks and small rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 01 November 2011 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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