hornyhead chub

variants: or less commonly hornyhead \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of hornyhead chub

: a common chub (Nocomis biguttatus) of the larger streams from Pennsylvania to Wyoming and south to Alabama distinguished by the males having the head covered with conical hornlike processes during the breeding season

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“Hornyhead chub.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hornyhead%20chub. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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