RE: NANFA-L-- Habitat questions and more fish pictures

Bruce Stallsmith (
Wed, 12 Jul 2006 10:40:52 -0400

Hi Chris, we'll have to rendezvous-in-some point in north 'bama for a
collecting/viewing trip. I've been running my blog,, on my collecting and research experiences
since April. It includes some fish pictures, although they're always
recently deceased fish and not as vivid as Dan's pix from Texas.

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the tropical Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Chris S." <>
>To: <>
>Subject: RE: NANFA-L-- Habitat questions and more fish pictures
>Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 09:19:35 -0500
>I'm new to this list and will probably just lurk for the most part.
>Interest in native species of fish in the rivers and creeks of Alabama is
>what brought me here...and my children always asking "what kind of ___ is
>that"? I'm a big whitewater canoer so am frequently on the rivers and
>creeks. I've been working on an aquarium for a couple years now and came
>across Nanfa.
>Anyway, my first thought on the water flowing into the creek attracting the
>minnows was maybe it has a higher dissolved Oxygen concentration. I'm
>to say that the majority of tributaries to our rivers,-in-least around
>Birmingham, would be more likely to repel fish and other aquatic life.
>I appreciate all the pictures and descriptions I've seen so far...I have a
>lot to learn.
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