Goose Lake Sucker

Photo Credit: Terry Smith, U. S. Forest Service


  • Species Common Name Goose Lake Sucker
  • Species Scientific Name Catostomus occidentalis lacusanserinus
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Sensitive


Special needs

Limited to Goose Lake. Appears to be locally abundant.

Limiting factors

Restricted distribution creates vulnerability to random events (e.g., reduced flow, increased temperature). Passage.

Conservation actions

Continue to protect known populations.

Key reference or plan

Status and Distribution of Native Fishes in the Goose Lake Basin, Oregon