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Erimyzon sucetta

Erimyzon sucetta (Source)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Ordo: Cypriniformes
Subordo: Cobitoidea
Familia: Catostomidae
Genus: Erimyzon
Species: Erimyzon sucetta

Lake Chubsucker

The common name of Erimyzon sucetta is the lake chubsucker. It is one of the 324 fish species found in Tennessee.


Greenfield Ben K., Thomas R Hrabik, Chris J Harvey, and Stephen R Carpenter. 2001. Effects of trophic status and wetland morphology, hydroperiod, and water chemistry on mercury concentrations in fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatics 58:(7) 1419-1429.
Page, Lawrence M. and Carol E. Johnston. 1989. Spawning in the creek chubsucker,Erimyzon oblongus, with a review of spawning behavior in suckers (Catostomidae) Environmental Biology of Fishes 27:265-272.
Dorn, Nathan J., Joel C. Trexler and Evelyn E. Gaiser. 2006. Exploring the role of large predators in marsh food webs: evidence for a behaviorally-mediated trophic cascade. Hydrobiologia 569:375-386.
Hopkins, W. A. J. W. Snodgrass, B. P. Staub, B. P. Jackson and J. D. Congdon. 2002. Altered Swimming Performance of a Benthic Fish (Erimyzon sucetta) Exposed to Contaminated Sediments. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 44:0383-0389.
Hopkins, W.A., J.W Snodgrassa, J.H Roea, B.P Stauba, B.P Jacksona, and J.D Congdona. 2002. Effects of food ration on survival and sublethal responses of lake chubsuckers (Erimyzon sucetta) exposed to coal combustion wastes. Aquatic Toxicology 57:191-202.

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