Re: NANFA-- Sipsey River, AL, trip/longear
Tue, 28 Aug 2001 11:58:11 +0700

The big male longear Dave and I got-release either from Tyro Creek or
New River in AL is spotted in blue with extremely bright red on the
belly and lower jaw-throat area replacing the orange-yellow area on
the pic. Extremely attractive!!!


"R. W. Wolff" wrote:
> Them longears never cease to amaze me.
> This one looks the most like a Mississippi valley dollar sunfish , (from the
> same ictheles group of sunfish) than any others I have seen. Its so striking
> how the megalotis varies so much throughout its range. If anyone has
> information on the progress of deciphering the make up of longears and their
> respective ranges, I would love to here about it. I could imagine with the
> great variation this task must be the " never ending job that took forever"
> .
> Thanks,
> Ray

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