Featured Species | Yaqui Chub (09:02)
Host: Sarah Leon with Bill Radke
- Yaqui chub
- Photo credit: USFWS
Status: Endangered/ Listed on August 31, 1984
Scientific Name: Gila purpurea
Description: The yaqui chub has been extirpated from its historical habitat; however, introduced populations exist in Leslie Canyon in the Swisshelm Mountains in San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge, and in ponds and the mainstream of West Turkey Creek in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona.
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