Re: NANFA-- Fundulus confluentus

Christopher Scharpf (
Sun, 23 Feb 2003 08:46:11 -0400

> Has anyone on the list ever encountered F. conflluentus (the Marsh
> Killifish) in the Chesapeake Bay region? My Peterson Field Guide to
> Atlantic Coast Fishes says they're found from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida,
> but I've never encountered them on collecting trips to either the Annapolis
> area, Point Lookout, or Ocean City.


According to "Fishes of Chesapeake Bay" by Murdy et al., "Recent attempts to
find this species in Chesapeake Bay have been unsuccessful. The only
well-documented population, in Lynnhaven Bay [Va.], may have been

Chris Scharpf
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