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A School of River Chub

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Description

River Chub are a common fish found throughout many Appalachian streams and throughout Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They can grow up to 12” long and tend to live along the bottom of cool, rocky streams. They eat a wide variety of aquatic insects, other fish, and plant matter. River chub often live together in small schools of up to a dozen individuals.