Hybopsis lineapunctata Clemmer & Suttkus, 1971
Lined chub
photo by Burkhead, N.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  8.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Coosa and Tallapoosa River systems (in Mobile Bay drainage) in southeastern Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rocky pools, often near riffles and vegetation (Ref. 5723); also found in small upland creeks over sandy substrates. Feeds on chironomid larvae and pupae, and larger aquatic insects (Ref. 10294).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2012 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 25.10.07
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.05.94

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