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Species ID 010120  
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Name Chihuahua Chub
Genus Gila  
Species nigrescens
Synonyms Mimbres chub
Category 01   Fish
Legal Status
  • Federal: Threatened
  • State NM: Endangered
  • State NM: Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN)
    Species Distribution   
  • CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO: Species occurs(ed)
  • MEXICO: Species occurs(ed)
  • NM: Extant
    Habitat Association AQUATIC, FULLY AQUATIC
    Food Habits
  • CARNIVORE-eats vertebrate tissue
  • INVERTIVORE-eats invertebrates
  • OMNIVORE-eats plants and animals
  • PISCIVORE-eats fish
  • SPECIFY IN COMMENTS-other feeding type
      Taxonomy   (last updated 12/23/2019)
      Legal Status   (last updated 12/23/2019)
      Species Distribution   (last updated 12/23/2019)
      Habitat Association   (last updated prior to 6/21/2007)
      Food Habits   (last updated 10/15/2018)
      Environmental Associations   (last updated 10/15/2018)
      Life History   (last updated 12/23/2019)
      Management Practices   (last updated 12/23/2019)