BONY FISHES - (Osteichthyes) of Devils Tower
MINNOWS - (CYPRINIDAE):
SUCKERS - (CATOSTOMIDAE):
BULLHEAD CATFISHES - (ICTALURIDAE):
SUNFISHES - (CENTRARCHIDAE):
PERCHES - (PERCIDAE):
Did You Know?
It is believed that the Tower got its name when Colonel Dodge's translator misinterpreted the name to mean Bad God's Tower, later shortened to Devils Tower. Some Indians call it Mato Tipila, meaning Bear Lodge. Other American Indian names include Bear’s Tipi, Home of the Bear, and Tree Rock.