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IdentityTop of page
Preferred Scientific Name
- Gila cypha
Taxonomic TreeTop of page
- Domain: Eukaryota
- Kingdom: Metazoa
- Phylum: Chordata
- Subphylum: Vertebrata
- Class: Actinopterygii
- Order: Cypriniformes
- Family: Cyprinidae
- Genus: Gila
- Species: Gila cypha
Distribution TableTop of page
The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.
Invasive Species ThreatsTop of page
|Invasive Species||Where Threatened||Mechanism||References||Notes|
|Ameiurus melas (black bullhead)||Arizona; New Mexico||Predation||Marsh and Douglas , 1997|
|Bothriocephalus acheilognathi||USA||Parasitism (incl. parasitoid)||Choudhury and Cole, 2012; Hoffnagle et al., 2006; Stone et al., 2007|
|Ictalurus punctatus (channel catfish)||Arizona||Predation||Marsh and Douglas, 1997|
ReferencesTop of page
Choudhury A; Cole RA, 2012. Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti (Asian tapeworm). In: A handbook of global freshwater invasive species [ed. by Francis, R. A.]. Oxford, UK: Earthscan, 385-400.
Hoffnagle TL; Choudhury A; Cole RA, 2006. Parasitism and body condition in humpback chub from the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers, Grand Canyon, Arizona. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health, 18(3):184-193.
Marsh PC; Douglas ME, 1997. Predation by introduced fishes on endangered humpback chub and other native species in the Little Colorado River, Arizona. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 126:343-346.
Marsh PC; Douglas ME, 1997. Predation by introduced fishes on endangered humpback chub and other native species in the Little Colorado River, Arizona. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 131:797-816.
Stone DM; Haverbeke DR van; Ward DL; Hunt TA, 2007. Dispersal of nonnative fishes and parasites in the intermittent Little Colorado River, Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist, 52(1):130-137. http://www.bioone.org/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1894%2F0038-4909%282007%2952%5B130%3ADONFAP%5D2.0.CO%3B2
Distribution MapsTop of page
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