RE: NANFA-- NAS fish species listings

Jay DeLong (
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 22:37:10 -0800

Richard said:
> I'm wondering about the validity of the NAS statement that green
> sunfish are
> not native to Michigan and are not even found there as an exotic.

I just took a peek at the NAS site, and it says they are native to the Great
Lakes states. They also discuss an introduced population there further
down the page: Houghton County in the upper peninsula (Lake Superior
drainage) of Michigan. The map apparently just has Michican miscolored. It
should be orange for native and introduced. I believe the same is true for

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

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