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Fish Species

Flannelmouth Sucker

Scientific Name
Catostomus latipinnis
Native
Yes
Identification

This species was historically present in the lower Colorado River but disappeared from the California section in the late 1800s. They were reintroduced in Nevada in 1976, and are occasionally captured in California, but they remain rare.

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