Re: NANFA-L-- Review of Suckers in North America

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Review of Suckers in North America
Moontanman at
Date: Tue Oct 12 2004 - 09:39:15 CDT

In a message dated 10/12/04 10:34:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
dlmcneely at writes:

> Yes. Mainly because the captive raised animals have not learned the same
> behaviors as the wild ones. If an animal does not have to forage, but is
> simply handed a meal, then it doesn't know how to find a meal. If it has never
> faced predation, it does not know how to escape. Lots of data on these ideas
> in the literature.
> Dave

I understand that concept but why would fish released from a hatchery when
tiny be any less likely to survive that newly hatched wild fish?


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