Re: NANFA-- Was GA checklist - now fish diversity

Christopher Scharpf (
Sat, 16 Feb 2002 18:34:22 -0400

> Okay, I'm ready to hand it over to our expert panel of judges...which state
> DOES have the greatest diversity of fishes?

If you count marine fishes that occasionally wander into freshwater, the
answer's Alabama with >425 species.

Tennessee comes in second with ~319 species, all freshwater.

Chris Scharpf

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