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River Redhorse

River Redhorse

artwork by Howard Friedman

Moxostoma carinatum

River Redhorse occurs in rivers with clean gravel. It is present in the eastern basin of the Allegheny watershed. It has increased its range and abundance in the last 30 years and, although restricted, is secure. It is classified as Species of Greatest Conservation Need.

Fish atlas map for River Redhorse.