Siphateles alvordensis (Hubbs & Miller, 1972)
Alvord chub
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 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Leuciscinae
 Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  North America: Alvord basin in Oregon and Nevada, USA.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Siphateles alvordensis can be distinguished by the following characters: lateral line with 58-72 scales; dorsal fin usually with 7 rays; anal fin with 7 rays; pectoral fin with 14-15 rays; pharyngeal teeth 0,5-4,0; slender, fairly compressed body; deep caudal peduncle; high nape rising steeply from short pointed head; small eye high on head; rounded snout; terminal mouth; dusky olive to dark green above, line of black specks along upper side; silver side; clear to dusky olive fins (Ref. 86798).
 Biology:  Inhabits springs and spring-fed streams, and impoundments (Ref. 5723, 86798).
 IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 01.05.91
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.05.15
 Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 08.02.94

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