Gila chub

The Gila Chub has a large, chunky body, with large, thick scales.

The Gila chub lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Gila chub (Gila intermedia) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found in Mexico and the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Gila intermedia. More

The Gila chub is a small, darkly colored fish that reaches a length of about 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm). It was once found throughout small streams, springs, and pools in the... More

Gila chub based on the description provided in the Federal Register. The geographic extent includes Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, and Yavapai Counties, Arizona; and Grant County, New Mexico. More

Only 29 isolated populations of Gila chub remain, the agency said Wednesday. More

Gila chub returned to Sabino May 10, 2005 Rescued Gila chub are returning home to Sabino Canyon TUCSON, Arizona - They survived a fire and were held safely in captivity for since 2003. More

Gila chub is officially endangered - The Associated Press Tucson, Arizona | Published: 11.03.2005advertisement PHOENIX - A minnow native to the Southwest was listed Wednesday as an endangered species by federal wildlife officials. More

The Gila chub once benefited from the engineering feats of beavers living in the upper Gila River basin, whose dams created deep, slow-moving pools the chub loved. So in the late 1800s, when beavers were extirpated from much of the basin, the Gila chub was hurt too. More

Gila Chub Proposed for Endangered Listing - August 13, 2002 Release from: PHOENIX, Arizona, August 12, 2002 (ENS) The U.S. More

The roughly 1,000 Gila chub have been held at three different locations since they were removed from Sabino Creek in July to protect them from ash-laden runoff from the Aspen fire, which destroyed the vacation hamlet of Summerhaven on Mount Lemmon. More

Final Rule Listing Gila Chub as Endangered With Critical Habitat - Federal Register Final Rule Listing Gila Chub as Endangered With Critical Habitat - Federal Register U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service November 2, 2005 2. More

Gila chub is a distinct species; most authors now recognize G. INTERMEDIA as a species (Douglas et al. 1989, Sublette et al. 1990, Robins et al. 1991). More

Gila chub can grow up to ten inches long. Males rarely grow larger than six inches and have red or orange on the belly and sides, with yellow on the cheeks, lips, and the bottoms of fins. Gila chub eat terrestrial and aquatic insects. More

Gila Chub - Illustration by George Maleski Gila Chub Gila intermedia A moderately chunky, dark colored minnow which can reach lengths of up to ten inches; females are normally larger than males with More

DISTRIBUTION MAP Gila chub distribution map - Last Reviewed: June 25, 2009 Webmaster: Joseph J. Billerbeck - jbillerbeck@usbr. More

Common names

carpa del Gila in Spanish (español)
Gila chub in English
Gila intermedia in Catalan (Català)
Gila prostřední in Czech (česky)
headwater chub in English
中間骨尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
中间骨尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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