bonytail

All Noun
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  • The Bonytail chub's population sizes are small, and continue to become even smaller.
  • Some are concerned about the amount of water used to increase stream flows that are required for adequate bonytail chub habitat.
  • Young bonytail chubs typically eat aquatic plants, while adults feed mostly on small fish, algae, plant debris, and terrestrial insects.
  • Three other fish were considered: the Colorado river squawfish, the desert pupfish, and the bonytail chub.
  • The coloration of Bonytail Chubs is usually dark dorsally and lighter ventrally, however, in very clear waters, they looks almost black all over.
  • A bonytail chub can grow to over 2 feet (60 cm) long.
  • Bonytail chub prefer backwaters with rocky or muddy bottoms and flowing pools, although they have been reported in swiftly moving water.
  • Bonytail Chubs have bodies that sometimes arch into a smooth, predorsal hump (in adults).
  • The bonytail chub was once found in many states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Bass fishermen are concerned about facilitating the recovery of the bonytail chub by the removal of smallmouth bass, a popular gamefish.
  • A beach mark outlines the shoreline of ancient Lake Cahuilla where archeologists found rock fish traps and charred remains of razorback sucker and bonytail bones.
  • The Mora hatchery also works to conserve the bonytail chub.
  • The hatchery also raises Razorback Suckers and Bonytail Chub, both endangered species.
  • The four native fishes affected are the razorback sucker, Colorado pikeminnow, humpback chub, and bonytail chub.
  • There is contention about the reintroduction of the bonytail chub.
  • Four species of fish native to the Colorado River basin are in danger of becoming extinct: the Colorado pikeminnow, the razorback sucker, the bonytail, and the humpback chub.
  • The Virgin chub likely evolved via introgressive hybridization between the roundtail chub, G. robusta, and the bonytail chub, G. elegans.
  • Bonytail chubs were one of the first fish species to reflect the changes that occurred in the Colorado River basin after the construction of Hoover Dam; the fish was extirpated from the lower basin between 1926 and 1950.
  • Bonytail chub, razorback sucker, Colorado pikeminnow, and humpback chub are among those considered the most at risk; all are unique to the Colorado River system and well adapted to the river's natural silty conditions and flow variations.
  • The bonytail chub, razorback sucker, Colorado pikeminnow, and humpback chub are among those considered the most at risk; all are unique to the Colorado River system and well adapted to the river's natural silty conditions and flow variations.
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