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hog sucker

noun
1.
any of several suckers of the genus Hypentelium, inhabiting cool streams of eastern North America and characterized by a broad head that is concave above.
Also called hogmolly.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • Predator recognition and avoidance by larval razorback sucker and northern hog sucker.

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