SUCKER, BLUE
Summary information for SUCKER, BLUE
Common Name SUCKER, BLUE
Scientific Name CYCLEPTUS ELONGATUS
Status GAME, STATE RANK S3S4, GLOBAL RANK G3G4
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in large streams and rivers with deep, swift channels and sand, gravel or rock bottoms. Tolerates high turbidity if current prevents silt deposition.
Distribution Widespread in Missouri and Mississippi rivers and lower sections of their large tributaries *01*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ANDREW, ATCHISON, BENTON, BOONE, BUCHANAN, BUTLER, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CARROLL, CARTER, CHARITON, CLARK, COLE, DAVIESS, DUNKLIN, FRANKLIN, HOLT, JEFFERSON, MARION, MILLER, NEW MADRID, OREGON, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PLATTE, RIPLEY, SALINE, SCOTT, ST. CHARLES, ST. LOUIS, WAYNE

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