RE: NANFA-- savannah and eastern georgia collecting
Thu, 2 Aug 2001 13:09:41 -0400

that's what i've read but having stomped throught several ditches/creeks
with dip nets and a home made one man seine, i've only caught the
aforementioned critters - no sailfins, no rainwaters.
i've heard rumors that there are some nice sailfins in the lagoons on the
golfcourses around here but the managmement at the nearest one said i'd get
arrested if they caught me in the water.
i just haven't found the proper time to do the "full moon" caper to see for

Stallsmith" To:
<fundulus_at_hot cc:> Subject: RE: NANFA-- savannah and eastern
Sent by: georgia collecting

09:58 AM
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My experience with sailfin mollies on the Gulf Coast of Alabama (Dauphin
Island) has been that they're found in ditches along the edges of salt
marshes. Shallow water of variable flow and salinity seems to be fine with
them. Rainwaters seem to like somewhat deeper waters, but that's not a hard

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>Subject: RE: NANFA-- savannah and eastern georgia collecting
>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 07:38:20 -0400
>i've looked for sailfins around savannah several times (and the rainwater
>killies that are supposed to be here) but have had no luck (however, the
>mummichogs and gambusia are quite easy to come by....)
>could you perhaps be a little more specific on where around here you found
>the sailfins?

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