Moxostoma pappillosum (Cope, 1870)
V-lip redhorse
Moxostoma pappillosum
photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

Family:  Catostomidae (Suckers), subfamily: Catostominae
Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Atlantic Slope from Roanoke River drainage in Virginia, USA to Santee River drainage in South Carolina, USA.
Biology:  Inhabits rocky runs and mud-bottomed to rock-bottomed pools of small rivers. Also found in impoundments.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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