See also:fish of the Cyprinid
See also:family, belonging to the same genus as the
See also:roach and dace . It is one of the largest of its family, attaining a length of 2 ft. and a
See also:weight of 5 to 7 lb . It does not avoid
See also:waters, and is fond of
See also:insects, taking the fly readily, but its flesh, like that of the other Leucisci, is tasteless and full of bones . It is
See also:common in
See also:Great Britain and the continent of
See also:Europe . In
See also:America the name of "
See also:chub " is given to some other members of the family, and commonly to the horned dace (Semnotilus atromaculatus); well-known varieties are the
See also:river chub (Hybopsis kentuckiensis) and
See also:Columbia river chub (Mylochilus caurinus) .
CHARLES CHUBB (d. 1845)
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