All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Hogsucker Fish</strong>
</em>Hypentelium nigricans</em>
June 17, 2007
Spring City, TN
These 6 Hogsucker Fish were resting on a rock in Piney River. They use their large sucker mouths to hold on to the rocks in fast moving water. Their food ...
Hogsucker Fish
Hypentelium nigricans
June 17, 2007
Spring City, TN
These 6 Hogsucker Fish were resting on a rock in Piney River. They use their large sucker mouths to hold on to the rocks in fast moving water. Their food is aquatic insect larvae, such as mayfly nymphs, stonefly nymphs, etc. I took this photo from the opposite bank with a 300mm telephoto lens, so it is a bit distorted.

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