Re: NANFA-L-- Releasing (or not releasing) Fish: Some

Jase Roberts (
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 12:10:13 -0400

Somehow I *knew* I'd get that response from someone. ;-) I'll take a stab at a "why you shouldn't release fish" compilation document (specific to natives) it, but I hope a couple folks with more credentials than I can review.

Now how's about some real-world info on "sterilizing" collecting equipment?

And is legislation the way to convince fish stores to take back unwanted fish? Or is it through some cooperative measure, such as that site -- which purports to be a collaboration between the pet industry and federal agencies (but is it alive and active?). Or is it just through individuals walking through the doors of aquarium stores and asking for a few mins to speak to a manager?


Peter Unmack wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Aug 2006, Jase Roberts wrote:
>> That said, I think it would be VERY valuable to have a detailed
>> discussion of all these risks and factors available somewhere on the
>> site.
> All we need is for someone to do it. Sounds like you have already made
> pretty good progress. If you'd like to extend this a little bit and put
> together a summary then we'd be more than happy to add it into the
> website. Ideas are great, but actions are better and and contributions
> would be greatly appreciated. If anyone wants to write up stuff for the
> website we'd be happy to consider your inputs.
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