Oregon Chub to be the First Fish to Exit Endangered Species List

February 22, 2015 3:52 PM

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(Photo : REUTERS/USFWS/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS/FILES) The Oregon chub, a two-inch minnow found only in an Oregon valley.

About a year ago, conservationists reported on a proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to remove the Oregon chub from the federal endangered species list. This action would make the tiny minnow the first fish to ever recover after being listed.

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