bigmouth buffalo

variants: or bigmouth buffalo fish

Definition of bigmouth buffalo

: the largest of the suckers (Megastomatobus cyprinella) that inhabits large rivers, bayous, and oxbows in central North America and sometimes exceeds 3 feet in length and 50 pounds in weight

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“Bigmouth buffalo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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