pikeminnow


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pike·min·now

 (pīk′mĭn′ō)
n.
Any of several large cyprinid freshwater fishes of the genus Ptychocheilus of western North America.
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He was fishing for squawfish otherwise known by its new politically correct name, the northern pikeminnow.
An integrated stocking plan for razorback sucker, bonytail, and Colorado pikeminnow for the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program.
The state Department of Environmental Quality in 2008 and 2009 sampled tissue from northern pikeminnow and large-scale sucker that were found swimming near the mouth of the McKenzie in the Springfield area.
This "river dance" helps establish new streamside forests, wetlands, and sandy beaches, as well as shallows that support species like the endangered Colorado pikeminnow and razorback sucker.
These changes contributed to the decline of the razorback sucker and three other fish species that exist nowhere else on earth: the humpback chub (Gila cypha), bonytail (Gila elegans), and Colorado pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius).
Luecke predicts Million's project will cause difficulty in protecting populations of the Colorado pikeminnow, an endangered species in the upper Colorado River Basin.
The Bonneville Power Administration and the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission will pay $4-$6 for every salmon-eating northern pikeminnow delivered by fishers to stations along the Columbia River.
Four of the Upper Colorado River's 14 native fish--the Colorado pikeminnow, the razorback sucker, the bonytail chub, and the humpback chub--are listed as federally endangered species.
a) Expand a successful program that pays anglers to catch the Northern Pikeminnow, a predator that feeds on small salmon.
Population status of Colorado pikeminnow in the Green River Basin, Utah and Colorado.
Derby prizes will go to those with the longest pikeminnow, most pounds landed, top boat, top shore angler, first and second derby tagged fishes and more.
Not only did we see razorbacks, but we also saw Colorado pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius).