Re: NANFA-- Cold Water Algae Eating Fish, Bitterling

Mark (
Thu, 7 Feb 2002 09:07:21 -0500

At 7:35 AM -0400 2/7/02, Christopher Scharpf wrote:
>Bitterling trivia: Did you know that bitterling were once used in human
>pregnancy tests? Females injected with urine from pregnant women protruded
>their ovipositors, thus indicating a future visit from a stork. Large
>numbers of bitterling were collected from the wild for this purpose.

Ha! I'll keep that in mind if Susan and I decide to try to start a family!

Columbus Ohio USA <))><

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