Re: NANFA-- fish ID needed

Bruce Stallsmith (
Thu, 08 Feb 2001 11:22:01 -0500

>From: Christopher Scharpf <>
>To: NANFA Mailing List <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-- fish ID needed
>Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2001 23:02:03 -0400
>I concur with my esteemed colleagues that the fish is a hogsucker. The
>of the anal fin alone shows that it is a sucker and not a minnow.

Yeah, yer right using the anal fin as a diagnostic. I looked at the head
shape, dorsal and caudal fins as far as one could; but in a late night daze
I didn't consider the anal fin's position, with its origin way back of the

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL

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