Sucker Family: Suckers are native fish and as their name implies, have sucker-like mouths with large lips and no teeth. They are suited to feed on the bottom and serve as forage for other fish.
Shorthead Redhorse Identification
- Larger scales than most other, similar suckers
- Silvery color and reddish or orange fins
This redhorse is generally found in rivers.
Few anglers fish for redhorse in North Dakota.