Common name of Couesius plumbeus
Common name Lake chub
Language English
Type AFS
Official trade name No
Rank 1 - (Legal common name (unique))
Country United States (contiguous states)
Ref. Page, L.M., H. Espinosa-PĂ©rez, L.T. Findley, C.R. Gilbert, R.N. Lea, N.E. Mandrak, R.L. Mayden and J.S. Nelson, 2013
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Lake' from Old French 'lac' from Latin 'lacus' of the same source as Gaelic 'loch' and Latin 'lacuna', i.e., hole, pit, pool (p. 316 in Ref. 11979); 'chub', i.e., general term for freshwater cyprinids. Also Ref. 276, 52299.
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