Bigeye chub

The Bigeye chub lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Bigeye Chub (Notropis amblops) Back to the Minnow Family | Back to Fish Images More

TN00155 BIGEYE CHUB HYBOPSIS AMBLOPS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

The bigeye chub (Hybopsis amblops) is a-rare, intolerant fish species in Ohio inhabiting riffles and shallow runs in small to mid-size streams. More

bigeye chub, reinforce this point. These two minnows occurred throughout large areas of Illinois in the early 20th century, but by mid-century their ranges were decimated as streams were channelized, impounded, and polluted and as exotic species were introduced into their environments. More

The bigeye chub is distinguished from other Michigan chubs by its large eye and scales and its ventrally oriented mouth. More

Bigeye - In Alabama, the bigeye chub is restricted to the Tennessee River drainage, where it commonly occurs in the Paint Rock River, Elk River, and Bear Creek systems. More

Characteristics: The bigeye chub has a single mouth barbel, a weakly falcate dorsal fin, and a dark lateral band. Its body form is slender, and its snout is blunt, with a small, horizontal mouth. More

Bigeye Chub - Hybopsis amblops - (This page was last updated - 06/13/2007) Scientific name: Hybopsis amblops (Hybopsis = "rounded face", amblops = "blunt face") Common name: bigeye chub bigeye chub More

Common names

bigeye chub in English
flathead chub in English
Jeleček pensylvánský in Czech (česky)
大眼鮈鱥 in Chinese (中文)
大眼鮈鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
鈍目美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
钝目美洲鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Hybopsis
Species : Hybopsis amblops
Authority : Rafinesque, 1820