Chub

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Chub is a common fish name. It pertains to any one of a number of ray-finned fish in several families and genera. In the UK, the term chub usually refers to the species Squalius cephalus. In addition, see sea chub.

Other fish called "chubs" are:

In family Cyprinidae[edit]

Hybridization and breeding[edit]

The European chub (Leuciscus Cephalus) is known to cross-breed with roach, rudd and possibly bream. Males reach breeding age in three to seven years and females four to eight years.[citation needed]

In other families[edit]

See also[edit]