Re: NANFA-- Emerald Pike

Mark (
Sat, 21 Feb 2004 14:40:58 -0500

At 12:31 PM -0600 2/21/04, R. W. Wolff wrote:
>...Beautiful fish! Fixing this trait would be great. Grass/ Redfin
>pickeral are
>awesome fish for aquariums, all the attributes of large Esox in a small
>package. Plus they don't mind warmer water, something the bigger species shy
>away from. Probably out of all the toothy predator fish from around the
>world, this one has to be one of the best suited to home aquariums of
>"normal" size.

Thanks for the info, Ray. Is the genital pore in front of the anus
or behind it? I guess I should go out and start looking at wild fish
and see if I can find any consistent differences. Anybody want to go
pickerel hunting? I know several places. By the way, we expect to
have a good supply of wild type pickerels this spring/summer once the
year's fry have grown out. Aquarists will be able to get them at:

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