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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Semotilus

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North America
Max. Length 30.3 cm TL
Semotilus atromaculatus (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Semotilus atromaculatus
[Creek chub]



North America
Max. Length 51 cm TL
Semotilus corporalis (Mitchill, 1817)

Photo by Photo by Victor, B.
 
Semotilus corporalis
[Fallfish]
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Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Semotilus lumbee
[Sandhills chub]



North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Semotilus thoreauianus Jordan, 1877

Photo by Photo by N. Burkhead & H. Jelks
 
Semotilus thoreauianus
[Dixie chub]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Semotilus atromaculatus Creek chub North America 30.3 TL 1818
Semotilus corporalis Fallfish North America 51 TL 1817
Semotilus lumbee Sandhills chub North America 24 TL 1978
Semotilus thoreauianus Dixie chub North America 15 TL 1877



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