Unique Characters: Upwardly directed, horizontally elliptical eye. Long snout, overhanging mouth. Barbel usually present. Black stripe along the side and onto the snout. Found in all Tennessee River drainage basins, except for the Little Tennessee and Watauga basins.
Rosyface Chub Hybopsis rubrifrons. Very similar in appearance to the Bigeye Chub, but in North Carolina it is only found in the Savannah basin.