Re: NANFA-L-- Collecting

Mysteryman (
Wed, 24 Aug 2005 14:30:22 -0700

Peter Unmack wrote:

>On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Bill Flowers wrote:
>>Something else i have noticed is that the younger fish that i brought
>>back are adapting better and already eating foods that I am giving
>I've noticed this with Campostoma a little bit, often if we bring back big
>fish they just never eat, but smaller year old fish do just fine. Had
>some Cyprinella whipplei once that were like that too, the great big ones
>just never ate, but medium sized ones were fine. Have other folks
>observed this-in-all?
Not in those species, but in many others, yes. It seems old fish, like
old dogs, have trouble learning new tricks.
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