Macrhybopsis gelida (Girard, 1856)
Sturgeon chub
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Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pogonichthyinae
Max. size:  8.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  North America: Missouri River basin in Montana and Wyoming to Illinois, USA; Mississippi River from mouth of Missouri River to Louisiana, USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits shallow sand and gravel runs of medium to large turbid rivers (Ref. 86798).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 30 April 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 29.10.21
Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 09.02.94

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