Common name: Least Chub
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Identification: Sigler and Miller (1963); Sigler and Sigler (1987; 1996); Page and Burr (1991).
Size: 6.4 cm.
Native Range: Streams near Salt Lake City and freshwater ponds and swamps around Great Salt Lake, Utah Lake, Beaver River, Parowan Creek, Clear Creek, and Provo River (Sigler and Miller 1963) in the Bonneville basin, northern Utah (Page and Burr 1991).
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Interactive maps: Point Distribution Maps
Native range data for this species provided in part by NatureServe
This species was stocked in a pond west of Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1979, in a waterbody where it was not originally found (Baugh 1980; Sigler and Sigler 1987). Apparently it was stocked again, probably in other locations, in the late 1980s (Sigler and Sigler 1987, 1996).
Means of Introduction: Intentionally stocked for conservation purposes to create another population of a rare species.
Status: Status of stockings conducted in the late 1980s has not been evaluated (Sigler and Sigler 1996).
Impact of Introduction: Unknown.
Revision Date: 5/16/2000
Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016
Fuller, P., 2018, Iotichthys phlegethontis (Cope, 1874): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=552, Revision Date: 5/16/2000, Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016, Access Date: 1/19/2018
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