The suckermouth catfish is a member of the suckermouth armored catfish family. It has a strongly arched body and a very large dorsal fin with one spine and seven branched rays. This species has a large, suctorial mouth and is found in canals, creeks and lakes.
Status & distribution
- Status — Non-indigenous freshwater
- Florida Distribution — Peninsula drainages
- River Drainages — Tampa Bay and the Everglades