any of several stout suckers of the genus Erimyzon, inhabiting sluggish streams, backwaters, and lakes of the central and eastern U.S.

1810–20, Americanism; chub + sucker Unabridged
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In areas where lake chubsucker habitat exists, preservation is highly recommended.
The golden shiner and creek chubsucker may also be missing from collections for no other reason than inadequate sampling effort.
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