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Rosyface chub

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Cypriniformes
Genus  Hybopsis
Higher classification  Hybopsis
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Cyprinidae
Scientific name  Hybopsis rubrifrons
Rank  Species
Similar  Christmas darter, Yellowfin shiner, Fundulus luciae, Rosyface shiner, Turquoise darter

The rosyface chub (Hybopsis rubrifrons) is a species of freshwater fish in the carp family (Cyprinidae), found in the United States.

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Distribution

The range of the rosyface chub includes the Saluda, Savannah, and Altamaha river drainages. It is mostly found above the fall line in these drainages. It may also have been introduced to the Chattahoochee River system.

Ecology

Habitats of this species include pools or edges of riffles in small streams, and near banks in eddy currents in larger streams and small rivers, usually over sand or gravel bottoms. The rosyface chub avoids areas with heavy siltation. It spawns in moderately fast riffles over clean gravel.

References

Rosyface chub Wikipedia


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