RE: NANFA-L-- National Fish

Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (Jan.J.Hoover at
Tue, 27 Sep 2005 14:06:26 -0500

>>>... my picks for National fish
> Bowfin is #1
> Alligator gar #2
> flathead catfish #3

Group discussion is definitely encouraged....but as Dave said, votes need to
be mailed or emailed directly to Chris (ichthos at for them to
count. .

Re flathead catfish: This fish has been introduced outside its range and has
gotten a rather unsavory reputation. It has even been compared to
_PDF/5&6_Jed_Brown_fullpage.pdf (Delaware)
(Cape Fear)
Consequently, it may not be as good a choice as others for "national symbol"

- Jan Hoover
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