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Silver Chub

Silver Chub

artwork by Howard Friedman

Macrhybopsis storeriana

Silver Chub lives in low gradient streams and large lakes and has last been caught near tributary mouths in the 1930s. It is native to Lake Erie and records from Lake Ontario are assumed only as incidental out migrants from Lake Erie. It is classified as Endangered.

Fish atlas map for Silver Chub.