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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Gila

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North America
Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Gila atraria
[Utah chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Gila brevicauda
[Shorttail chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 41 cm TL

 
Gila coerulea
[Blue chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Gila conspersa
[Nazas chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Gila crassicauda
[Thicktail chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Gila cypha Miller, 1946

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila cypha
[Humpback chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North and central America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Gila ditaenia Miller, 1945

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila ditaenia
[Sonora chub]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

North America
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Gila elegans Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Gila elegans
[Bonytail]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Gila eremica
[Desert chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Gila intermedia (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila intermedia
[Gila chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Gila minacae
[Mexican roundtail chub]

Photo by Contreras-Balderas, S.

North America

Gila modesta (Garman, 1881)

Photo by Contreras-Balderas, S.
 
Gila modesta
[Salinas chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Gila nigra
[Headwater chub]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

North America
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Gila nigrescens (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Gila nigrescens
[Chihuahua chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Gila orcuttii
[Arroyo chub]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Gila pandora (Cope, 1872)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Gila pandora
[Rio Grande chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Gila pulchra
[Conchos chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Gila purpurea (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila purpurea
[Yaqui chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Gila robusta Baird & Girard, 1853

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Gila robusta
[Roundtail chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Gila seminuda
[Virgin chub]



20 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gila atraria Utah chub North America 56 TL 1856
Gila brevicauda Shorttail chub North America 12.9 SL 2003
Gila coerulea Blue chub North America 41 TL 1856
Gila conspersa Nazas chub North America 1881
Gila crassicauda Thicktail chub North America 25 SL 1854
Gila cypha Humpback chub North America 38 TL 1946
Gila ditaenia Sonora chub North and central America 25 TL 1945
Gila elegans Bonytail North America 62 TL 1853
Gila eremica Desert chub North America 8.5 SL 1991
Gila intermedia Gila chub North America 38 TL 1856
Gila minacae Mexican roundtail chub North America 1902
Gila modesta Salinas chub North America 1881
Gila nigra Headwater chub North America 38 TL 1875
Gila nigrescens Chihuahua chub North America 24 TL 1856
Gila orcuttii Arroyo chub North America 40 TL 1890
Gila pandora Rio Grande chub North America 18 TL 1872
Gila pulchra Conchos chub North America 1856
Gila purpurea Yaqui chub North America 14 TL 1856
Gila robusta Roundtail chub North America 43 TL 1853
Gila seminuda Virgin chub North America 38 TL 1875



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