Catostomus commersonii in Canada
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance minor commercial Ref.
Aquaculture commercial Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait Yes
Gamefish Yes
Abundance common (usually seen) Ref. Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991

Occurs throughout most of Canada (Ref. 52559). A native fishery is existing; rarely caught as a game fish (Ref. 52559). Makes good soups and chowders; but not highly favoured commercially. Has a real and unutilized potential as a game fish. Reared as the main food for hatchery rearing of game fishes. Also Ref. 1998, 5723, 27549, 93252.

States/Provinces Alberta (native), British Columbia (native), Manitoba (native), New Brunswick (native), Newfoundland and Labrador (native), Northwest Territories (native), Nova Scotia (native), Nunavut (questionable), Ontario (native), Quebec (native), Saskatchewan (native), Yukon Territory (native)
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(e.g. 9948)
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