Flame chub

Flame Chub is a short species with a round body form in profile.

The Flame chub lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Stream Restoration for Flame Chub Habitat Easter Tennessee The degradation of many streams and rivers throughout the country has resulted from various activities, such as agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and construction activities. More

The Flame Chub (Hemitremia flammea) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found only in the United States. Flame Chub is a short species with a round body form in profile. The head is small, blunt, and rounded. More

DISTRIBUTION: The flame chub is found only in the Tennessee, Cumberland, and Coosa river drainages. More

Important note: Flame Chub are protected in Tennessee and Georgia and may not be collected without a special permit. Flame Chub are legally collected in Alabama, but even here the responsible native fish enthusiast will exercise restraint and good sense. More

A search for flame chub shows it to be on the redlist 2000, whatever that means. Go here: http://www.state.tn.us/environment/nh/qq/tnqqeo_c.htm Maybe you can clear up the confusion. More

I wanted to post one of the county maps from my flame chub survey of the past 16 months. The maps were created in ArcInfo by Kevin Hammons, a student working with me. More

My list of flame chub collections has more entries from Lauderdale County than any other. There are several major creeks flowing south from Tennessee into the Tennesse, with high aquatic biodiversity that hasn't been too badly damaged yet (I think). More

Common names

flame chub in English
Liepsnotieji šapalai in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Tlouštík ohnivý in Czech (česky)
Tlouštík ohnivý in Czech (česky)
半孔魚 in Mandarin Chinese
半孔鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Hemitremia
Species : Hemitremia flammea
Authority : Jordan & Gilbert, 1878