Creek Chub

Semotilus atromaculatus

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Semotilus atromaculatus, known as the creek chub or the common creek chub, is a small minnow, a freshwater fish found in the eastern US and Canada. Differing in size and color depending on origin of development, the creek chub can usually be defined by a dark brown body with a white lateral line spanning horizontally across the body. It lives primarily within streams and rivers. Creek Chubs attain lengths of 2-6 inches with larger specimens of...

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  1. (c) Ty Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/44590266
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semotilus_atromaculatus

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