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Chub

(kŭb), in the Bible, an African people. This may be a textual error for Lub (i.e., LubimLubim
, in the Bible, the Libyans. For other possible occurrences, see Chub; Lehabim; Lud.
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chub:

see minnowminnow,
common name for the Cyprinidae, a large family of freshwater fish which includes the carp (Cyprinus carpio), and of which there are some 2,400 species. Minnows have soft-rayed fins and teeth in the throat only.
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Chub

 

(Leuciscus cephalus), a freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. The body length is up to 80 cm, the weight to 8 kg. The head is fat (hence the name golavl’ in Russian), the brow broad and flat, and the scales quite large. Chub are found in many rivers of Europe and Southwest Asia, and they have a number of subspecies. Spawning takes place in early May, when more than 100,000 eggs are laid by a single fish. They are game fish.

chub

1. a common European freshwater cyprinid game fish, Leuciscus (or Squalius) cephalus, having a cylindrical dark greenish body
2. any of various North American fishes, esp certain whitefishes and minnows
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An infestation of a non-native minnow called the tui chub has disrupted the lake's ecology, causing trout populations to crash.
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Despite this accumulated information, population trend and distributional knowledge gaps still exist for many species, including three species recently collected from the La Grange Reach of the lower Illinois River: Shoal Chub Macrhybopsis hyostoma, Channel Shiner Notropis wickliffi, and Banded Darter Etheostoma zonale.
We reported Chubs missing to the police as soon as we realised he had disappeared.
Only eight known populations totaling fewer than 1,000 fish remained in existence by the late 1980s, and the decision to list the chub in 1993 not surprisingly generated little debate.
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We observed several creek chubs while electrofishing, including a large male over one of three pit-ridge nests.
The plight of the humpback chub is just one example of the nationwide dilemma many native fish face.
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