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The Rio Grande sucker.

3 well-known Rio Grande inhabitants

The Rio Grande cutthroat is New Mexico’s state fish and one of 14 subspecies of cutthroat trout found in North America, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Protection sought for threatened Rio Grande sucker

The environmental group WildEarth Guardians Tuesday asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to consider declaring the Rio Grande sucker, a fish found in northern New Mexico, endangered.