Hutton Spring Tui Chub

Photo Credit: Rick Swart, ODFW


  • Species Common Name Hutton Spring Tui Chub
  • Species Scientific Name Siphateles bicolor oregonensis
  • Federal Listing Status Threatened
  • State Listing Status Threatened


Special needs

Restricted to one spring in the Alkali Lake subbasin of the Chewaucan River.

Limiting factors

Vulnerable to random or localized disturbance. Habitat has been affected by some agricultural and forestry practices. Located near an old waste dump site, with toxins beginning to infiltrate the water table.

Conservation actions

Secure spring waters. Maintain water quality. Prevent infiltration of toxins into the spring water supply.

Key reference or plan

Recovery plan for the native fishes of the Warner Basin and Alkali Subbasin