Lerma chub

The Lerma Chub is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Algansea.

The Lerma chub lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Algansea barbata, the Lerma chub, is found in the headwaters of the headwaters of the Rio Lerma, Mexico. Algansea barbata was last collected in 1964, and last seen only eight years later, but its extinction was not suggested until 1998. More

Common names

Algansea vousatá in Czech (česky)
Lerma chub in English
pupo del Lerma in Spanish (español)
髯食草美洲鱥 in Chinese (中文)
髯食草美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Algansea
Species : Algansea barbata
Authority : Alvarez & Cort