Desert chub

The Desert chub lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

), there is one record for desert chub (Gila eremica) at a small tributary of the Río Yaqui, 21 miles south of Agua Prieta, Sonora, near the village of Cabullonas. However, that record has been questioned due to an inability to find any specimens since that collection in 1959. More

Common names

carpa del desierto in Spanish (español)
desert chub in English
Gila matapenská in Czech (česky)
砂栖骨尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
砂栖骨尾鱼 in Unknown
砂棲骨尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
砂棲骨尾魚 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Gila
Species : Gila eremica
Authority : DeMarais, 1991