IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

One of the most widely ranging North American freshwater fishes (Lee et al. 1980). Atlantic and Gulf Slope drainages from St. Lawrence River, Quebec, to Altamaha and upper Chattahoochee River, Georgia; Hudson Bay, Great Lakes, and Mississippi River basins from Ontario to Mackenzie River drainage (Arctic basin), Northwest Territories and Alberta, and south to northern Ohio, southern Illinois, and northeastern Montana; common, locally abundant (Page and Burr 1991).


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