RE: NANFA-L-- America's national fish

Subject: RE: NANFA-L-- America's national fish
From: Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (Jan.J.Hoover at
Date: Wed Sep 08 2004 - 13:07:06 CDT

Dave McNeely writes:
>>>How about making all species of "shiners," regardless of genus, the
"National Fish"? After all, Texas has made all species of the genus
_Lupinus_ native to the state the "state flower."
This way, almost everyone could have the National Fish in waters near their

Dave -

That is a great idea! It would generate local enthusiasm for
volunteer-based monitoring and education efforts.
I guess its no surprise to hear an excellent suggestion like that from a
Corcoran Grant recipient.

- Jan

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