Gila ditaenia Miller, 1945
Sonora chub
Gila ditaenia
photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
 Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  North and central America: Sycamore (Bear) Canyon in Arizona, USA; Rio de la Concepcion in Sonora, Mexico.
 Diagnosis:  Gila ditaenia is nearly identifical to Gila pandora but can be distinguished by smaller (63-75 lateral) scales (Ref. 86798).
 Biology:  Inhabits rocky and sandy pools (intermittent during dry season) of creeks and springs (Ref. 5723, 86798).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.05.15
 Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 11.05.94

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