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Gila intermedia
(Gila chub)

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Gila intermedia (Gila chub)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Gila intermedia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Gila chub
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Gila intermedia Girard, 1856

Preferred Common Name

  • Gila chub

Other Scientific Names

  • Gila robusta intermedia Girard, 1856

International Common Names

  • Spanish: carpa del Gila

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Cypriniformes
  •                         Family: Cyprinidae
  •                             Genus: Gila
  •                                 Species: Gila intermedia

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Lepomis cyanellus (green sunfish)ArizonaCompetition - monopolizing resources; Predation; Rapid growthBlasius, 2002; Dudley and Matter, 2000; USFWS, 2013
Micropterus salmoides (largemouth bass)Arizona; New MexicoCompetition - monopolizing resources; PredationFuller et al., 1999

References

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Blasius HB, 2002. Chemical removal of green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) from O'Donnell Creek, Arizona. In: Desert Fishes Council 2002 Annual Meeting, San Luis Potosi, SLP, Mexico.

Dudley RK; Matter WJ, 2000. Effects of small green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) on recruitment of Gila chubb (Gila intermedia) in Sabino Creek, Arizona. The Southwestern Naturalist, 45(1):24-29.

Fuller PL; Nico LG; Williams JD, 1999. Nonindigenous fishes introduced into inland waters of the United States. American Fisheries Society Publication, No. 27.

USFWS (US Fish and Wildlife Service), 2013. Environmental Conservation Online System. http://ecos.fws.gov