Gila brevicauda Norris, Fischer & Minckley, 2003
Shorttail chub
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  12.9 cm SL (male/unsexed); 9.39 cm SL (female)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  North America: México.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal soft rays: 7-9. Darkly pigmented (mottled flanks) than congeners in the adjacent basins. Caudal fin abbreviate, nearly always shorter than the caudal peduncle (Ref. 49525).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 04.11.03
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.01.05

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