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Fish Species Description

River redhorse

Moxostoma carinatum

(Cope, 1870)

river redhorse Species Photo


Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Catostomidae
Alternate Names:

Status: State Rare


river redhorse Region Map


For information about spawning acoustics of large-bodied catostomids, click on this link.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Coosa and Tennessee River Basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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DNR Species Conservation Status Map

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DNR Species Profile

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