Gila chub

* States/US Territories in which the Gila chub is known to occur: Arizona , New Mexico * Countries in which the the Gila chub is known to occur: Mexico * For more information: More

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. The Gila Chub is closely related to Gila robusta robusta and Gila robusta grahami (Roundtail Chub species). More

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

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

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The Gila chub is threatened by a combination of non-native fish that compete and prey on the native fish, and habitat degradation related to livestock grazing, water diversion, groundwater pumping, dams, logging, mining, and recreation. More

(Act), for a fish, Gila chub (Gila intermedia) historically found throughout the Gila River basin in southern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, and northeastern Sonora, Mexico. More

status of the Gila chub is much degraded from historical levels. The species exists as a few, small isolated, populations. The small size of these populations, and their degree of fragmentation and isolation, cause them to be highly susceptible to threats. 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

Arizona Gila Chub fish back in 2003. The Aspen Wildfire that burned Summerhaven sent ash and debris floating down to Sabino Creek where the Gila Chub lived. More

Hundreds of Gila chub were returned to Sabino Creek, Bear Canyon and Romero Pools. One by one, the minnow like fish drop from green nets into their new home waters. More

Gila chub (Gila intermedia) is a medium sized minnow restricted to an irregular patchwork of isolated populations in the Gila River drainage. They are typically isolated by dry or unsuitable habitat and/or downstream presence of either roundtail chub (G. 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 nigra
Authority : Girard, 1856