Re: NANFA-L-- cold euthanasia

Christopher Scharpf (
Thu, 31 Aug 2006 07:19:31 -0400

> Some kinds of fishes in northern climes are known to actually freeze onto the
> underside of ice in winter -- Alaskan blackfish for example, and to be
> perfectly ok when the thaw arrives in the spring. At least textbooks report
> that as true; I've nat witnessed it.

Claims of blackfish surviving freezing have been exaggerated and not
supported by laboratory experiments. However, they can survive partial

Chris Scharpf
far from Alaska
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