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carpsucker

[kahrp-suhk-er] /ˈkɑrpˌsʌk ər/
noun
1.
any of several freshwater suckers of the genus Carpiodes, as the quillback and the river carpsucker.
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  • It is also known as silver carp and often confused with the river carpsucker, a closely related species.
  • Quillback carpsucker was the only species that was sampled in riffles but not in pool or run habitats.
  • Among these are the channel catfish, flathead chub, and river carpsucker.

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