A bonytail chub can grow to over 2 feet long.
The Bonytail is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
The bonytail chub or bonytail, Gila elegans, is a cyprinid freshwater fish native to the Colorado River of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Utah in the southwestern United States. More
Bonytail chub was actually a prized food and sport fish among the first European settlers to the Colorado River basin and a prized food fish of the natives. One wonders how these fish would be treated today if the introduced fishes were never stocked. More
bonytail in Cibola High Levee Pond, Arizona - underwater video Observations Content Citation Title: Investigations into the early life histories of the razorback sucker and bonytail in Cibola High Levee Pond, Arizona - underwater More
Bonytail Printer friendly versionPrinter friendly version Endangered Colorado, Federally Gila Elegans - Bonytail Chub, credit Perry Conway Description: This large chub is also a member of the minnow family. More
The bonytail chub is also a member of the minnow family. With large fins and a streamlined body, the bonytail is the rarest of the four endangered fish. It is nearly extinct with no reproducing wild populations known. More
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The bonytail has large fins and a streamlined body that typically is very thin in front of the tail. A member of the minnow family, this fish has a gray or olive-colored back, silver sides and a white belly. More
Harbor Agreement Benefitting Razorback Sucker and Bonytail Chub on Private Lands * Programmatic Safe Harbor Agreement for Voluntary Enhancement/Restoration Activities Benefitting Razorback Sucker and Bonytail within Clark County, Nevada * More
fact, some experts speculate that the bonytail chub was the most plentiful in the river 100 years ago. However, the construction of several dams over the past century dramatically changed their living conditions. More
few bonytails have been captured. USFWS (2002) listed only 1 specimen known to have been captured since 1990. More
The bonytail chub population is confined to Lake Mohave, and bonytails continue to be stocked there. More
The bonytail chub is an endangered fish that lives... Click to show "bonytail chub" result 6 199 x 97 4 kb In the 1960s, Flaming Gorge Reservoir, on the... More