Re: NANFA-- Oops!

Roselawn Museum (
Mon, 03 Dec 2001 11:45:15 -0500

Yep, I ended up with both as well...most alive...some nuked & prepped for
shipment to Borgia Ichthiopathology Labs. I agree. If anyone wanted to
seriously study darters, I can't think of a better stream. The big surprise
is that we didn't net any Alabama shiners. Maybe they have an aversion to

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

At 11:32 AM 12/3/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I was looking closely at one of my surviving snubnoses from that trip. He
>(I'm certain!) truly has a yellow band at the base of the first dorsal fin,
>and only one caudal spot (rather than a bifurcated, "two-spot" look). So
>he's convincingly a Tennessee snubnose, Eth. simoterum, in my humble
>opinion. But two others I have, both deceased, I'm convinced are black, Eth.
>duryi. This isn't a real surprise since we collected them in a stream that's
>Darter Central for diversity.
>--Bruce Stallsmith
>Huntsville, AL, US of A

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