Sturgeon chub


The Sturgeon chub lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

The sturgeon chub (Macrhybopsis gelida) is widespread and commonly found in eastern Montana. The sturgeon chub is classified as a Montana species of special concern (Class B) because at one time it was perceived to have limited numbers and/or habitats (Hunter 1994). More

* Species - Sturgeon Chub - Macrhybopsis gelida Sturgeon Chub - Macrhybopsis gelida * Sturgeon Chub, More

* Comments: The sturgeon chub is well-adapted to large, turbid rivers like the Missouri. These adaptations include small eyes and external sensory bumps (papillae) that help it locate food. More

Sturgeon chub populations in downstream states may not be as secure as found in Montana. On August 8, 1994, the USFWS was petitioned by conservation groups to list the sturgeon chub as an endangered species. More

Sturgeon Chub - Hybopsis gelida Sturgeon Chub Range Map - Sturgeon Chub Range Map Other Field Guides Rare Plant Field Guide Community Field Guide Montana Bird Distribution Database Related Resources More

The sicklefin and sturgeon chub are members of the Cyprinidae, or minnow, family. They are native to the Missouri River basin and the Mississippi River downstream from the confluence with the Missouri River. More

The Sturgeon Chub (Macrhybopsis gelida) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. It is found only in the United States. Source - * Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Macrhybopsis gelida. More

Sturgeon Chub (Macrhybopsis gelida) JPG - species photo gif-species map Official Status: Candidate Historical Status: Sturgeon chub were first collected from the Milk River in More

Updated Status Review of Sicklefin and Sturgeon Chub in the United States: March 2001 (200KB 80 page PDF format) Memorandum: 12-Month Administrative Finding for the Petition to List the Sicklefin Chub and the Sturgeon Chub as Endangered Maps: Sicklefin Chub Historic More

conversion – the sturgeon chub (Macrhybopsis gelida) and sicklefin chub (Macrhybopsis meeki). Although recently removed from the list of species considered for federal endangered or threatened listing, their distributions are much reduced from historical times. More

Sturgeon Chub (Hybopsis gelida) JPG-species photo species distribution map - Status: Fedral Candidate, State Threatened Description: This small (2-3 inches, 50-70 mm) fish has a light brown back with fine dark specks and More

Sturgeon chub-Macrhybopsis gelida - Native: Yes State Rank: SH ITIS Code: 163866 National Rank: N3 More

"While the historic range of the sicklefin and sturgeon chub has been reduced, we have concluded that stable, self-sustaining populations remain widely distributed throughout their range," said Ralph Morgenweck, the Service More

TN00158 STURGEON CHUB HYBOPSIS GELIDA Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 4/2000 Taxonomy - Species ID More

very similar in appearance to the sturgeon chub except that its pectoral fins are strikingly long. The life history features and maximum size of the sicklefin chub are similar to those of the sturgeon chub. More

STURGEON CHUB (Macrhybopsis gelida) = KANSAS: Threatened FEDERAL: Candidate Sturgeon Chub Photo by David Ostendorf SPECIES DESCRIPTION The fish has a slender nearly transparent body. More

the sturgeon chub was once a candidate for the Endangered Species list. But due in large part to the Powder River being a stronghold for the species, it was never listed. More

Common names

Macrhybopsis gelida in Catalan (Català)
sturgeon chub in English
Třpytivka montanská in Czech (česky)
似鱘鮈鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
似鲟鮈鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
大鮈鱥 in Chinese (中文)
大鮈鱥 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Macrhybopsis
Species : Macrhybopsis gelida
Authority : Girard, 1856