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Fish Species Description

River chub

Nocomis micropogon

(Cope, 1865)

river chub Species Photo


Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names:



river chub Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occur in the Tennessee, Coosa, and Savannah River basins.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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