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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae Suckers
Subfamily: Ictiobinae
Genus: Carpiodes

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 64 cm TL
Carpiodes carpio (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Carpiodes carpio
[River carpsucker]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Carpiodes cyprinus (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Carpiodes cyprinus
[Quillback]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Carpiodes velifer (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Carpiodes velifer
[Highfin carpsucker]
3 Species of Family Catostomidae with Genus Carpiodes
(Suckers)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1820 Carpiodes carpio River carpsucker North America 64 TL
1817 Carpiodes cyprinus Quillback North America 66 TL
1820 Carpiodes velifer Highfin carpsucker North America 50 TL



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