Re: NANFA-L-- seinerama 2/collecting
Wed, 5 Jul 2006 16:28:27 EDT

the best "collecting" laws i have heard of,
were helped and created by last year's convention host, brian wagner of
individuals are allowed to keep in their possesion or home aquaria 6 or so
individuals of each species of unlisted non-game fish.
that would make most folks content nationwide.

collecting is not what endangers fish populations. ( but i have heard of
extreme cases involving fish ichtheologists, extreme shocking and mass
poisonings, and over collecting by individuals in isolated habitats )
the main problem: it is siltation... a result of erosion, clear cutting,
development and bad farming practices which destroy a species ability to
my opinion... based upon listening and observing during my few short years
on this earth.
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