Utah Division of Wildlife Resources technician handling a Colorado pikeminnow fish

Photo credit: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Colorado pikeminnow: The toothless monster of Utah

Posted Nov. 9, 2021

“The Colorado pikeminnow is … the largest minnow in North America and is only found in the Colorado River Basin — nowhere else in the world. …

“A lack of teeth doesn’t stop the pikeminnow from pursuing and eating large prey. Pikeminnows are impressive predators and voracious eaters. They primarily feed on fish but will sometimes eat other small animals when the opportunity arises. …

“The information presented in this story map represents the hard work of many researchers and managers — and shares the inspiring journeys of these remarkable fish.”

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