Re: RE: NANFA-L-- fish vs fishes

Subject: Re: RE: NANFA-L-- fish vs fishes
From: Bruce Stallsmith (
Date: Wed Dec 29 2004 - 15:07:11 CST

I know that longears were present, but uncommon, in Massachusetts. See the
recent book by Karsten Hartel et al., The Inland Fishes of Massachusetts. As
I recall they were found in some of the rivers like the upper Charles but
apparently haven't done well in competition with introduced bluegills.

--Bruce Stallsmith
I know we have longears in & around the Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>Subject: Re: RE: NANFA-L-- fish vs fishes
>Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 14:45:31 -0500
>Hello - to answer you Q Andrew
> fish = one or more individuals of a single species
> fishes = one or more species; regardless of numbers involved
> (text - Diversity of Fishes, Helman et al. 1997;
>Can anyone send me some credible info on longear sunfish (Lepomis
>megalotis) occurance in the northeast ??
>Esp. in NYS.... Currently searching for historical data...
>Scott M. Wells
>Graduate Research Assistant
>Dept. of Biological Sciences
>State University of New York-in-Brockport

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