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Summer Sucker

Summer Sucker

Catostomus utawana

Summer Sucker lives in small headwater lakes and streams of the Adirondack Mountains. It is native to five watersheds. Of the five, it is extirpated from the Champlain and Saint Lawrence watersheds. In the Black, Oswegatchie and Raquette watersheds it currently is known in eight areas. It is the only endemic species in the state. Its range is restricted and poorly defined.

Fish atlas map for the Summer Sucker.