Moxostoma rupiscartes Jordan & Jenkins, 1889
Striped jumprock
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Family:  Catostomidae (Suckers), subfamily: Catostominae
Max. size:  28 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Atlantic Slope from Santee River drainage in North Carolina, USA to Altamaha River drainage in Georgia, USA; Gulf Slope in upper Chattahoochee River drainage in Georgia. Recently found (possibly introduced) in extreme upper Peedee River drainage in North Carolina.
Biology:  Inhabits sandy to rocky riffles and runs of small to medium rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 21.09.21
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.05.94

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