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Fish Species Description

Bluehead chub

Nocomis leptocephalus

(Girard, 1856)

bluehead chub Species Photo


Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:



bluehead chub Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Chattahoochee, Flint, Ocmulgee, Oconee, Ogeechee, and Savannah River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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