Lake Chub

Couesius plumbeus

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The lake chub, Couesius plumbeus, is a freshwater cyprinid fish found in Canada and in parts of the United States. Of all North American minnows, it is the one with the northernmost distribution. Its genus, Couesius is considered monotypic today. The genus was named after Dr. Elliott Coues, who collected the holotype specimen.

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  1. (c) Jeanie Williams, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/9113915
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Couesius_plumbeus

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