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European Chub Squalius cephalus
2014-06-09 12:43:27

The European chub (Squalius cephalus) is a species of freshwater fish that is part of the carp family. Its distribution is within most countries of Europe and in North America it is also sometimes called the round chub, fat chub or pollard. It is found in both slow and moderate river currents as well as canals, lakes and ponds. It is a popular fish among anglers and the smaller fish can be...

Chub
2007-04-10 16:32:44

The chub or European chub (Leuciscus cephalus) is a freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. It frequents both slow and moderate rivers as well as canals and still waters of various kinds. The name chub also describes numerous other cyprinid fish in several North American genera, including Algansea, Erimystax, Gila, Hybopsis, Macrhybopsis, Nocomis, Notropis, and Semiotilus, as well as the...

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