Re: NANFA-- fish collecting
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 21:01:36 EDT

In a message dated 8/12/02 7:53:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< I've seen this condition several times with newly collected Florida native
fishes, but in my experience, the fungus shows up 24 to 72 hours after
capture. >>
Yes the first 24 hours or so is the worst but when I collect from some areas
the fish are consumed almost before I can get them home. I try not to touch
the fish with my hands but this isn't always possible. maybe trauma from the
net or hands speeds up the process.

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