Ictiobus niger


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Noun1.Ictiobus niger - fish of the lower MississippiIctiobus niger - fish of the lower Mississippi  
genus Ictiobus, Ictiobus - buffalo fishes
buffalo fish, buffalofish - any of several large suckers of the Mississippi valley
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Nevertheless, we decided to use lapilli otoliths to estimate smallmouth buffalo ages because: (1) unlike other fish families, Catostomids have relatively large lapilli otoliths (Beckman and Howlett, 2013), and (2) while not validated, lapilli otoliths have been used to estimate ages of the closelv related black buffalo (Ictiobus niger [Rafmesque])(Paukert and Long, 1999).