Chub is a freshwater species, distributed over most of Europe, as well as a southwestern part of Asia. Inhabits rivers and running-water lakes.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Actinopterygii – ray-finned fishes
■ Order Cypriniformes – carps, minnows, loaches and relatives
■ Family Cyprinidae – carps and minnows
■ Species Leuciscus cephalus – Chub

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