Northern Hog Sucker
Hypentelium nigricans
About This Fish

The Northern Hog Sucker is widespread across eastern North America from Texas to Ontario, including the Tennessee and Cumberland river drainages. They live in a variety of habitats of creeks to small rivers. Like other members of the genus Hypentelium, Northern Hog Suckers have large lips and a mouth that can extend downward for feeding on the substrate