River Chub Nocomis micropogon (Cope, 1865)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Actinopterygii   >   Order Cypriniformes   >   Family Cyprinidae   >   Genus Nocomis   

Status:

Native species widespread on the western shore. Compare with the newly arrived, non-native Bluehead Chub, especially in Potomac River tributaries.

Description:

Pattern of male's breeding tubercles is diagnostic to rule out Bluehead Chub.

There are 86 records in the project database.

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A male River Chub in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/18/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male River Chub found in the Patapsco River, Maryland (5/2/2013). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A male River Chub found in the Patapsco River, Maryland (5/2/2013). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

An adult female River Chub found in the Patapsco River, Maryland (5/2/2013). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

An adult female River Chub found in the Patapsco River, Maryland (5/2/2013). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A River Chub caught in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

A River Chub caught in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/20/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

River Chub in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2018). (c) Ryan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ryan Douglas. (MBP list)

A River Chub caught in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/18/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A River Chub from Deer Creek, Harford Co., Maryland (7/10/2012). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

A River Chub in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

River Chub in Howard Co., Maryland (7/13/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A River Chub caught in Howard Co., Maryland 7/25/2012). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

River Chub in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/15/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

River Chub in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/10/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A River Chub in Howard Co., Maryland (8/22/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

River Chub in Maryland (10/20/2018). (c) Ryan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ryan Douglas. (MBP list)

River Chub in Howard Co., Maryland (5/1/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A River Chub in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/29/2018). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

River Chub in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/16/2018). (c) Ryan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ryan Douglas. (MBP list)

River Chub in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/15/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

River Chub in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)


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