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Slender chub fish erimystax cahni.jpg
Slender chub (Erimystax cahni)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Erimystax
Jordan, 1882
Type species
Luxilus dissimilis
Kirtland, 1840

Erimystax is a genus of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family. Members are commonly known as slender chubs, though "slender chub" is also used for individual species local to some area, particularly Erimystax cahni.