Re: NANFA-L-- Sucker tank

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Sucker tank
From: Mark (nanfa at
Date: Mon Oct 25 2004 - 14:27:50 CDT

At 5:47 PM -0400 10/25/04, Snailcollector at wrote:
>I was reading in the book Freshwater fishes of Virginia that suckers
>avoid silty areas. ?

They probably can find more invertebrate prey in areas with clean
sand and gravel. Silt tends to bury and suffocate bottom dwelling
worms, insects, etc. That's why soil washing down into streams is
very BAD.

Conejo Creek drainage
California USA

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