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River Redhorse

Moxostoma carinatum

Image of a River Redhorse

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.