Chub is a fish of the carp family.
Reaches a length of 80 cm, and a mass of 5 kg or more.
in rivers with fast and medium flows, rifts, pools
and enough cold water. Keeps on the rapids –
under the breakers, behind the ledges of stones, under the sunken logs,
cliffs, overhanging bushes and trees, collecting fallen
insects into the water; loves whirlpools.
Differs in a thick, wide, slightly thickened head (for which
and got its name), almost cylindrical body and steep
The back of the chub is dark green, almost black, the sides are silvery
with a yellowish tinge. It feeds on air insects, juvenile crayfish,
Chub is a fish with a high protein content, its calorie content
– 127 kcal per 100 g of product. Do not use it in huge
quantities of overweight people.
Useful properties of chub
Fish contains most of the essential nutrients,
necessary for humans – unsaturated fats and proteins, phosphorus and
zinc, calcium and
vitamins B and D.
The quality of the chub meat is quite high, it is whiter
and tastier than ide and bream meat, a little fatty, but more bony.
Good chub in the ear, fried, as well as stewed with vegetables in sour cream.
Dangerous properties of chub
Frequent consumption in a raw form destroys vitamin B1 (carp, bream,
pike, whitefish, minnow, chub, ide, smelt, crucian carp, perch, tench).
Individual intolerance to fish is also possible.
The video will tell about the life of underwater inhabitants, including the chub.