Yaqui chub

The Yaqui Chub has a short and rounded snout, which causes the mouth to be small and slightly subterminal.

The Yaqui chub lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Huachuca Water Umbel, Yaqui Catfish, Yaqui Chub, and Yaqui Topminnow in Cochise County, Arizona AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; receipt of application. More

The Yaqui Chub (Gila purpurea) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found in Mexico and the United States. Habitat Deep, vegetated pools of creeks and spring runs. More

ORDER: Cypriniformes FAMILY: Cyprinidae The Yaqui chub is relatively small (less than 15 cm TL) but deep bodied with large scales. Adults develop a post-cranial dorsal hump (1). The origin of the dorsal fin is behind the pelvic fins. More

and Yaqui chub, the last three of which are listed as endangered by the U.S. government. Compared to other Sonoran and Chihuahuan Desert streams, its species richness is very high. Most reaches of the Cajon Bonito presently lack invasive non-native species. More

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The Yaqui chub is distinctive for its streamlined body, terminating with a narrow tail and a V-shaped caudal fin. Its other fins are enlarged and fan-shaped. This chub is a medium-sized minnow, ranging from 12.5 to 15 centimeters (5 to 6 in) in size. More

The pond was first stocked with Yaqui chub in May of 2007 and has had four supplemental stockings since then, the last in October of 2008. Yaqui topminnow were also stocked into this pond. More

Final Rule to Determine the Yaqui Chub to Be an Endangered Species with Critical Habitat Final Rule to Determine the Yaqui Chub to Be an Endangered Species with Critical Habitat U.S. More

species are the Yaqui chub, Yaqui catfish, Yaqui topminnow, Mexican stoneroller, Yaqui sucker, and beautiful shiner. The best opportunity to protect these species is in the small tributaries, which can be managed more easily than highly modified stretches of the main stem of the Rio Yaqui. More

Common names

carpa púrpura in Spanish (español)
Gila nachová in Czech (česky)
Gila purpurea in Catalan (Català)
yaqui chub in English
紫骨尾魚 in Mandarin Chinese
紫骨尾鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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