MINNOW, SUCKERMOUTH
Summary information for MINNOW, SUCKERMOUTH
Common Name MINNOW, SUCKERMOUTH
Scientific Name PHENACOBIUS MIRABILIS
Status NONGAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Inhabits riffles in permanent streams and ditches with gravel bottoms and low siltation. Tolerates turbidity if current keeps riffles silt-free.
Distribution Occur in prairie streams of north and west Missouri, in the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, in warmer streams along the Ozark border, and in some streams and ditches in southeast Missouri *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ANDREW, ATCHISON, AUDRAIN, BARTON, BATES, BENTON, BOONE, BUCHANAN, CALDWELL, CALLAWAY, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, CASS, CEDAR, CHARITON, CLARK, CLAY, CLINTON, COLE, COOPER, DAVIESS, DEKALB, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, GENTRY, GRUNDY, HARRISON, HENRY, HICKORY, HOLT, HOWARD, JACKSON, JASPER, JEFFERSON, JOHNSON, KNOX, LAFAYETTE, LAWRENCE, LEWIS, LINCOLN, LINN, LIVINGSTON, MACON, MARION, MERCER, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, NODAWAY, OSAGE, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PETTIS, PIKE, PLATTE, PUTNAM, RALLS, RANDOLPH, RAY, SALINE, SCHUYLER, SCOTLAND, SCOTT, SHELBY, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STODDARD, SULLIVAN, VERNON, WARREN, WORTH

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