Re: NANFA-L-- Re: nanfa-l-digest V1 #42

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Re: nanfa-l-digest V1 #42
dlmcneely at
Date: Mon Sep 13 2004 - 11:05:00 CDT

Well, of course, a 'Minnow" is any member of the family cyprinidae. My original thought was "shiner" rather than minnow, and I mentioned that on the list. In keeping with trying to provide a stake for as wide a number of people and states as possible, I moved to the minnow, because every state except Hawaii has native minnow. But as I said, my desire is to get this thing moving, a resolution drafted by someone (our representatives for association action of course are the BOD members), and a contact with members of congress done.

So, BOD, can we vote in some manner? As someone else suggested, maybe through American Currents? But on-line should work, too, if there is a mechanism to make sure that only members vote (OR, if we can keep lmb off the list of candidates?).


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----- Original Message -----
From: Traci Greve <rnbwdarter at>
Date: Friday, September 10, 2004 6:02 pm
Subject: NANFA-L-- Re: nanfa-l-digest V1 #42

> I think the "the minnow" may be a little too generic. To some
> people a minnow is anything that is small and isn't a game
> species. How about a more scientific grouping like the sucker,
> madtom or darter? I'd be up for that. "The darter" is precise, yet
> there is a wide diversity in darters.
> Traci
> <I still go for the generic fish, that lives in both Alaska and
> Florida
> (say, "the minnow"). We could provide an excellent rationale for
> designating not a single species but a group the "National Fish."
> After
> all, isn't America about diversity?>
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