As the spring rain falls
Crawl to vernal pools
As the spring rain falls
Diapuse ending for the
Hidden buried eggs
They're three. :)
The one on snakeheads is intended as a single long one. :-p Quoted below.
-- end ____^___ ><,DARWIN,> Joshua L. Wiegert Native Fish Conservancy Lists Administrator JLW at dune.net AIM UID: JoshuaWiegert ICQ UIN: 276060292 HTTP://WWW.NATIVEFISH.ORG Feel free to contact me by any of the above means for any reason. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= I'm sorry for not communicating more frequently, but sometimes its hard to write on a moving planet. - Ashleigh Brilliant
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those who got there first.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. -- Plato
Due to budget cuts, the light at the end of the tunnel has been discontinued. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= > *** > As the spring rain falls > Dogue Creek Snakeheads crawl upstream > Caught for a bounty > *** > Slithering Channa > Among the native cyprinids > Devour the Potomac > *** > Big teeth, swims on land > Thousands so near Capital > They are here to stay > *** > But, it is DC > Politicians, Lawyers > One more slimy thing > *** > Congress fights, bickers > Endangered Species Act torn > What an awful waste > *** > Other problems loom > Asian carp leap into boats > Knock down man, bring doom > *** > Eat all the plankton > Filter water clear, no food > For mussels, young fish > *** > Water plants grow > Eurasian Water Milfoil > Hyacinth and more > *** > Block our waterway > Grow fast, kill our plants and fish > No one cares, they stay > *** > No big teeth on these > Cannot crawl overland, breath air > SciFi, no movie. > *** > No one cares unless > Monsters of the deep be made > Or a bounty paid > *** > They are here to stay > Exotic species every > place we look and find > *** > Too little funds and > Too few studies done to know > How their spread to slow /----------------------------------------------------------------------- / This is the discussion list of the North American Native Fishes / Association (NANFA). Comments made on this list do not necessarily / reflect the beliefs or goals of NANFA. For more information about NANFA, / visit http://www.nanfa.org Please make sure all posts to nanfa-l are / consistent with the guidelines as per / http://www.nanfa.org/guidelines.shtml To subscribe, unsubscribe, or get / help, visit the NANFA email list home page and archive at / http://www.nanfa.org/email.shtml