Utah chub

This chub generally follows the cyprinid body plan.

The Utah chub lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Utah chub (Gila atraria) is a cyprinid fish native to western North America, where it is abundant in the upper Snake River and throughout the Lake Bonneville basin. This chub generally follows the cyprinid body plan. More

The Utah chub, Gila atraria, is a minnow native to parts of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. In Utah, the species is native to the Bonneville Basin, and it has been introduced to many other areas, including the Colorado River system. More

Utah Chubs are one of the few species of fish present in Utah that are actually native to the state. They evolved alongside the Cutthroat Trout and are an important food fish where they still coexist. More

Utah chub became a major management concern in Flaming Gorge Reservoir by the late 1960s, in part, because it appeared to compete with trout for planktonic foods and because the species established growth records of its own. More

Abstract: The Utah chub is one of the most important non-game fish in Utah. It has a wide range, and occurs in every drainage in Utah. The sportsmen think of this species as trash and do not consider catching or consuming them. More

Utah chub are considered some of the most serious hazards to the least chub Iotichthys phlegethontis in Utah (Sigler and Sigler 1987), a species proposed for federal listing as an endangered species (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1997). More

Utah chub subsequently reappeared in Strawberry during 1973, and Utah sucker were verified during 1978. The source of these re-introductions is not known, but these populations expanded rapidly throughout the 1980s. More

SPRINGVILLE — The number of Utah chubs in Strawberry Reservoir appears to be declining while the number of larger cutthroat trout that prey on them appears to be growing, Division of Wildlife Resources fisheries biologists have announced. More

Title: Age and growth of the Utah chub, Gila atraria (Girard), in Panguitch Lake and Navajo Lake, Utah from scales and opercular bones Date of Publication: 1954 Geographical Location of Study: Key Words: Gila atraria, aging, growth, technique, scale, bone, lake, More

Utah Chub Range Map - Utah Chub Range Map Related Information Please visit the following pages for more infomation from Fish, Wildlife & Parks related to the Animal Field Guide. More

The Utah chub, which has proven to be a nemesis at so many of Utah's fisheries, is also present. The new infusion of wipers is expected to turn the corner on chub abundance, because of its predatory diet. The wiper is a pelagic fish. More

The Utah chub is a minnow native to the ancient Bonneville basin of UT, ID, WY, and NV, and to the Snake River drainage above Shoshone Falls and the lower Wood River system. More

The still abundant Utah chub population has led to the consideration of the second change at Joe's Valley Reservoir, the addition of tiger musky. The tiger musky is a hybrid cross between the muskellunge and the northern pike. More

Common names

Gila atraria in Catalan (Català)
Gila utažská in Czech (česky)
Gila utažská in Czech (česky)
Utah chub in English
犹他骨尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
猶他骨尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Gila
Species : Gila atraria
Authority : Girard, 1856