Fishes of Georgia

Home   Fish List   Supplemental Information   Watersheds   Project Description

Fish Species Description

Spotfin chub

Erimonax monachus

(Cope, 1868)

spotfin chub Species Photo


Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:

Status: Federally Threatened, Extirpated in Georgia


spotfin chub Region Map


This species has not been observed in the state since 1877 and is presumed extirpated.

Basin Distribution in Georgia:

Historical distribution in Georgia included the Tennessee River Basin.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

Species Conservation Map: Exit icon

DNR Species Conservation Status Map

Click here for a description of the Conservation Status Map

Species Profile: Exit icon

There is no profile available for this species.

Click here to download an Adobe Acrobat version of the above map that also includes streams.