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chubsucker

[chuhb-suhk-er] /ˈtʃʌbˌsʌk ər/
noun
1.
any of several stout suckers of the genus Erimyzon, inhabiting sluggish streams, backwaters, and lakes of the central and eastern U.S.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; chub + sucker
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  • In areas where lake chubsucker habitat exists, preservation is highly recommended.
  • The golden shiner and creek chubsucker may also be missing from collections for no other reason than inadequate sampling effort.

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