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

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- America's national fish
From: Irate Mormon (archimedes at
Date: Thu Sep 09 2004 - 16:08:17 CDT

Quoting "ichthos at" <ichthos at>:

> My vote would be common carp. Like most Americans, it's a European immigrant
> that has successfully colonized nearly the entire country and generally
> mucked things up along the way.

You would think that Mississippi, catfish capitol of the WORLD, would have
chosen a catfish as the state fish. But no, it's that damnable M. salmoides.

On the banks of the great, grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with
fever trees.
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