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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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JOHN Hay won the NYSD Open on the last day of the river season, with a catch of five Tees chub.
Silver Chub was predicted to be absent from patches mixed among the marginal habitats of shallow nearshore areas.
This study gives information about chub population in the upper Akcay River from Buyuk Menderes Basin.
In Kansas 32 localities sampled on the Ninnescah (between 37[degrees]39'42"N, 98[degrees]30'07"W and 37[degrees]23'29"N, 97[degrees]20'19"W) and Arkansas (between 37[degrees]40'16"N, 97[degrees]20'38"W and 37[degrees]18'54"N, 97[degrees]09'36"W) rivers encompassed areas where Peppered Chub were previously caught.
The age of sampled chub ranged from 1+ to 8+ (Table 1).
It is a refuge of sorts, with so few of the chub persisting in the wild.
Data presented here suggest that the current knowledge base of Shoal Chub and Channel Shiner be reassessed in light of increasing number of catches since initial appearance in collections and their presence in all major habitat strata of the La Grange Reach.
More recently, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) conducted limited surveys in 2010 and 2012 in Oregon and collected Alvord Chub from Trout Creek in 2010 (n = 7 from 1 location) and 2012 (n = 16, from 1 of 7 locations sampled), but did not capture chub from Turn Turn Lake or Juniper Lake (both desiccate regularly).
On the Tyne there have been some encouraging dace catches from the TAA's tidal stretch at Newburn with Wylam too producing some dace and a few bonus chub.
I remember fishing there when the only thing you could catch were gudgeon but now big chub have taken over and there are also plenty of carp to be had.
The weir at Princes Drive is a favourite spot for a decent chub, and like all chub they just love a big piece of bread flake.
Old Chub Beer Bread is baked from scratch and delivered daily from Whole Foods' Rocky Mountain Bakehouse in Aurora.