Re: NANFA-- Emerald Pike

Mark (
Sat, 21 Feb 2004 12:41:16 -0500

At 7:53 AM -0800 2/21/04, matt ashton wrote:
>looks like some kind od "albino" or melanophore defficient fish...

>Mark <> wrote:Anyone ever seen a pickerel this color:
>I just set up a spawning tub for these fish. There are two. Anybody
>know how to sex pickerels? I'm hoping to make these available to
>others if they will produce.

Yeah, that's my guess, that it's some kind of recessive gene. I'm
hoping to get some breeding activity to see how it plays out. I need
some info on sex determination, though, 'cause I don't know if I need
to bring in some wild type fish to have both sexes. Any of you
biologists out there have any knowlege of pickerel sex? Ok, any

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