chub http://knau.org en The Humpback Chub is Making a Comeback http://knau.org/post/humpback-chub-making-comeback <p>There was a time when scientists feared the demise of an ugly little fish called humpback chub, which has lived in southwestern rivers for millions of years. One of its last holdouts is in the Grand Canyon section of the Colorado River at a major tributary, the Little Colorado. Glen Canyon Dam took its toll on the little fish, and by the late 1990s, its population plummeted to a few thousand.</p><div><p>But these days, the humpback chub appears to be making a comeback.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 01:31:05 +0000 Anne Minard 17526 at http://knau.org The Humpback Chub is Making a Comeback