Slender chub

The Slender Chub is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

The Slender chub lives in the demersal, freshwater, depth range 0 - 1 m environment.

Members are commonly known as slender chubs, though "slender chub" is also used for individual species local to some area, particularly Erimystax cahni. Stub icon This Cypriniformes-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

The Slender Chub (Erimystax cahni) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found only in the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Erimystax cahni. More

TN00156 SLENDER CHUB HYBOPSIS CAHNI Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 4/2000 Taxonomy - Species ID More

REFERENCES - COMMENTS ON TAXONOMY - Slender Chub Hybopsis cahni Hubbs and Crowe, 1956 KINGDOM: Animal GROUP: Fish PHYLUM: Chordata CLASS: Osteichthyes ORDER: Cypriniformes FAMILY: Cyprinidae Hybopsis cahni was described by Hubbs and Crowe in 1956 (01). More

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slender chub, Erimystax cahni, in the Clinch River! The slender chub, certainly one of the rarest fishes in North America, has not been seen since around 1996, when one specimen was found at a different site in the Clinch River. More

The slender chub is one of the rarest fishes in eastern North America. Only a few specimens have been collected in the past 10 years. The most recent was a single specimen collected in the Clinch River in 2002 (pictured at left). More

Endangered Status The Slender Chub is on the U.S. Endangered Species List. It is classified as threatened throughout its range in Tennessee and Virginia. More

The slender chub is a small, elongated minnow that grows to a maximum length of about 7.7 centimeters (3 in). It is olive to brown above, silver on the sides, whitish below, and with a dark lateral stripe. More

The rarity of the Slender Chub (Erimystax cahni) has prompted Conservation Fisheries, Inc. (CFI) to develop techniques for its captive propagation. Lacking specimens of this chub, CFI opted to use two closely related and non-protected species, Blotched Chub (E. insignis) and Streamline Chub (E. dissimilis), as surrogates. More

Common names

Erimystax cahni in Catalan (CatalĂ )
slender chub in English

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Erimystax
Species : Erimystax cahni
Authority : Hubbs and Crowe, 1956