Oregon Chub

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Photo Credit: Rick Swart, ODFW

Overview

  • Species Common Name Oregon Chub
  • Species Scientific Name Oregonichthys crameri
  • State Listing Status Sensitive

Ecoregions

Special needs

Off-channel habitat (low flow, silty organic substrate, abundant vegetation and cover).

Limiting factors

Predation by and competition with invasive species. Passage barriers. Channelization. Nonpoint source pollution. Drainage of key off-channel habitat.

Conservation actions

Implement invasive species removal programs. Remove passage barriers or mitigate for effects. Reduce pollution. Restore floodplain processes.

Key reference or plan

Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan for the Oregon Chub (Oregonichthys crameri)