Least chub

The Least Chub is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family, the only member of the genus Iotichthys.

The Least chub lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The least chub, Iotichthys phlegethontis, is a small minnow native to the Bonneville Basin. More

If we determine that listing the least chub is warranted, it is our intent to propose critical habitat to the maximum extent prudent and determinable at the time we propose to list the species. More

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The Least Chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family, the only member of the genus Iotichthys. It is found only in the United States. More

least chub survived in the presence of mosquitofish. More

“The least chub is on the edge of extinction,” stated Noah Greenwald, conservation biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The chub is an important part of the web of life in Utah and needs the effective protection of the Endangered Species Act to survive. More

The least chub, a small minnow found only in Utah's Bonneville Basin, now lives in just six fragile wild populations, three in the Snake Valley. More

Conservation agreement and strategy for least chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) in the state of Utah (Publication / Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) I own the rights to this title and would like to make it available again through Amazon. More

safeguard the least chub in its rapidly dwindling aquatic habitat. More

LEAST CHUB } Lotichthys phlegethontis FAMILY: Cyprinidae DESCRIPTION: The least chub is a colorful minnow measuring less than two-and-a-half inches in length. More

The story of the least chub is starting to sound like a "Rocky" movie: Humble native underdog takes on brash, aggressive outsider. Only in this case, instead of a heavyweight title, the winner gets to eat a lifetime supply of mosquito larvae. More

A decline in the distribution and abundance of the least chub was first noted in the 1940's and 1950's. Habitat loss and degradation have been identified as major causes for this downturn. Livestock trampling and grazing along streams and spring ... More

Populations of least chub have declined, and it now only exists within Snake Valley in western Utah. The continuing decline in range and abundance of the least club has been attributed to competition and predation from nonnative species and habitat loss and alteration. More

Least Chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) for Review and Comment - Notice of Availability of Draft Conservation Agreement for the Least Chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) for Review and Comment = Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but More

a petition today to protect the least chub, a rare fish species found only in Utah, as a threatened or endangered species under the federal Endangered Species Act. More

Some 19,000 least chub were stocked in the James Walter Fitzgerald Wildlife Management Area & or Atherly Reservoir & near Faust in October 2006. More

The three least chub populations in the valley - half the populations remaining statewide - are doing fine now, Center for Biological Diversity biologist Allison Jones said Thursday. "But if we lose Snake Valley, the fish is in big trouble," she said. More

Least Chub May Warrant Protection Under the Endangered Species Act The least chub, a member of the minnow family found in the Bonneville Basin, may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species, the U.S. More

determine whether to propose adding the least chub to the list of threatened or endangered species. This petition finding indicated that the Service finds it appropriate to conduct a complete status review of the least chub under the ESA. More

The least chub (Iotichthys phlegethontis) is a small minnow endemic to the Bonneville Basin of Utah. Historically, it was widely distributed in freshwater ponds, swamps, springs, and tributaries around the Great Salt Lake, Utah Lake, and Sevier Lake. More

Least chubMany of the Mitigation Commission’s projects benefit native fish (native fish species are included in the Sensitive Species Inventory listed in Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' Utah Conservation Data Center web page. More

mosquito-larvae-loving but declining fish called the least chub in several streams where there are no other fish. State biologists told Utah County commissioners Tuesday that one site is on a small stream on private property in Goshen. More

A threatened Utah fish - the least chub - will be introduced to these ponds at a recently constructed wetland at Salt Lake City's Escalante Elementary School. More

Common names

least chub in English
Zwerg-Wüstendöbel in German (Deutsch)
阴河鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
陰河魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Iotichthys
Species : Iotichthys phlegethontis
Authority : Cope, 1874