Deltistes luxatus (Cope, 1879)
Lost River sucker
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Family:  Catostomidae (Suckers), subfamily: Catostominae
Max. size:  86 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 4,500.0 g; max. reported age: 57 years
Environment:  demersal; freshwater, potamodromous
Distribution:  North America: endemic to upper Klamath River Basin, including the Lost River in Oregon and Lower Klamath Lake sub-basins and Clear Lake Reservoir (Modoc Country) in California, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in lakes, impoundments and deep pools of small to medium rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 23 November 2011 (B2ab(v)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 01.08.92
Modified by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 11.09.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.04.94

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