from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fish found throughout the Mississippi river basin, growing up to two feet in length.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Other common fishes include the orangethroat darter, stippled darter, greenside darter, fantail darter, northern hogsucker, white sucker, Ozark minnow, cardinal shiner, and bigeye shiner.

    Ecoregions of Oklahoma (EPA)

  • The three other records certified this year were a northern hogsucker caught Jan. 31, a yellow perch taken Feb. 18 and another yellow perch caught May 3.


  • One of the fish was a cigarette-sized denizen called a northern hogsucker.

    News for


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.