River Redhorse

Moxostoma carinatum

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The river redhorse (Moxostoma carinatum) is a species of freshwater fish endemic to the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada. Their weight ranges from 2-10 lbs. It is typically found in clear, large creeks and rivers, though it is sometimes also found in lakes. They are sometimes speared or caught with hook and line using crayfish or worms as bait.

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  1. (c) amiacalva33, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/20701372
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moxostoma_carinatum

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