Fish Species


  • Scientific Name
    Gila elegans
  • Native
  • Identification

    This is a minnow species that is probably extinct in California, where it used to inhabit the Colorado River along the California border. Some populations still exist further upstream along the Colorado River, in other states. The largest known individual was 64 cm TL (approximately 2 feet long).

  • Life History
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  • Links to Other Research
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