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Ptychocheilus lucius

Scientific Name:Ptychocheilus lucius
Common name:Colorado pikeminnow
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G1 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:SX Endemic:No
US ESA Status:Listed endangered, nonessential experimental population Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:Do not track Wetland:Yes
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
State of Nevada Protected Endangered Fish NAC 503.065.2
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Predicted or probable

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:1
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):Not available
Minimum Known Elevation (m):Not Available
Ptychocheilus lucius data at NatureServe
Ptychocheilus lucius photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
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adult specimen
Photographer: Glenn Clemmer, for Nevada Natural Heritage Program
Photo Date: 30 Aug 1976
large adult specimen, Colorado River, Utah
Photographer: unknown
Photo Date: 1950