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Semotilus lumbee (Sandhills Chub)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The Sandhills chub (Semotilus lumbee) is a North American species of freshwater fish in the Cyprinidae family.It is found only in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina, in the Carolina Sandhills area. The range encompasses parts of the Pee Dee, Yadkin and Cape Fear River drainages.
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Adult Length [1]  8 inches (20 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  Hidden
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Lithophils (gravel-sand)
Brood Guarder [1]  No
Litter Size [1]  5,000
Maximum Longevity [1]  5 years
Diet [2]  Carnivore, Planktivore, Detritivore
Female Maturity [1]  2 years


Parasitized by 
Bothriocephalus scorpii[3]
Hemiurus appendiculatus[3]

Range Map


America, North - Inland waters; Nearctic; North America: found in the 'Carolina Sandhills' of south-central North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina, USA; encompassing portions of the Peedee, Yadkin and Cape Fear River drainages.; USA (contiguous states);

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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