Iowa DNR
River & Stream Biological Monitoring
Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Surveys
Physical Habitat Assessments

River Redhorse Moxostoma carinatum

Catostomidae (Suckers)
Trophic Class
Benthic Invertivore
Is Exotic to Iowa?
Is Lithophilous Spawner?
Is Hybrid?
State Listing Status
Not Listed
Assessment Program Statistics

This species was found at 3 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 3 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 6 distinct sites, or 0.5% of the 1285 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 110th most commonly collected species.

The River Redhorse was collected in 4 bioassessment sampling sessions and 3 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 0 rapid bioassessment sessions and 0 presence-only sessions.

The biological assessment program has collected a total of 20 individual River Redhorse specimens, ranking it the #113 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map