Macrhybopsis pallida Gilbert & Mayden, 2017
Pallid chub
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Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  3.75 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5.15 cm SL (female)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: endemic to the Escambia, Blackwater, and Choctawhatchee river drainages of southeastern Alabama and western panhandle Florida, USA.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal soft rays: 6-8; Vertebrae: 35-37
Biology:  Occurs in shallow unimpounded rivers with bottoms consisting of sand and gravel, combined with occasional small rubble, and water clarity ranges from relatively clear to moderately turbid (Ref. 116539).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.12.17

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