River chub

The River chub lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

River Chub (Nocomis micropogon) Common to the swift riffles and runs of Ohio's larger rivers and streams, the River Chub is still relatively common to those eastern Ohio rivers unaffected by siltation, acid mine drainage, and other forms of pollution. More

ORGINAL DESCRIPTION: Cope described the river chub in 1865. ETYMOLOGY: Nocomis from Longfellow’s Song of Hiawatha, meaning "daughter of the moon." Micropogon means small beard, referring to the small barbells. More

Bluehead - Stouter than the river chub, the bluehead chub is a stout, short, relatively deep-bodied species with fewer head tubercles on males—typically no more than 25, and breeding males develop prominently swelled heads (a condition known as nuptial crests), which are typically blue on the sides. More

River Chub - Nocomis micropogon = River Chub side view The River Chub (Nocomis micropogon) is a big member of the Minnow family. They range from the Great lakes South to Northern Georgia. More

* Studies of the Virgin River chub and woundfin * Small mammal studies * Bat monitoring * Vegetation and plant studies These research projects help quantify water resources and set the stage for future More

including, woundfin, Virgin River chub, Virgin spinedace, flannelmouth sucker, desert sucker, speckled dace, and Southwestern Willow Flycatcher. Many of these species are endangered or are considered sensitive species within the State of Utah. More

Columbia River ChubHarris's WoodpeckerMountain QuailOregon PronghornOregon Spotted Frog Red-Spotted Garter Snake Ring-Necked DuckWestern Fence LizardWestern RattlesnakeWhite-Tailed DeerYellow-Bellied Marmot More

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TN00234 RIVER CHUB NOCOMIS MICROPOGON Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

The Virgin River Chub is an endangered fish that lives in Arizona. Its color is silver with gold fins. Its size is less than 5 inches long. The chub eats insects and smaller fish. It lives in pools on the Virgin River. More

The Virgin River chub and woundfin are listed as endangered. Both species occur within the area designated as critical habitat. The designation includes portions of the Virgin River in Utah, Arizona, and Nevada. We are designating 140.1 kilometers (km) (87. More

approximately 6,000 Virgin River chub were stocked into the Virgin River below the Johnson Diversion. The stocked fish with the exception of woundfin stocked in June 2003 have been market with VIE (Visual Implant Elastomer) or coded wire tags. More


Common names

Nokomis říční in Czech (česky)
river chub in English
小须美鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
小鬚美鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Nocomis
Species : Nocomis micropogon
Authority : Cope, 1865