Re: NANFA-- Biggest fresh water NA fish

Shireen Gonzaga (
Tue, 4 Jan 2000 12:56:27 -0500 (EST)

> But the question, as orginally stated, was, "What's the largest NON-anadromous
> fish in NA?"

Chris, you're driving me nuts! Just tell me the answer off-list
and put me out of my misery!

I am in the middle of a deadline right now, but this question
was making me so nuts that I decided to do a quick web search.
Didn't find the answer but I found a lot of other useless trivia.

- Ichthyophobia- Fear of fish.
- The list of ingredients that make up lipstick scales.
- Caviar (sturgeon roe) was a common food in California during the gold
rush days, until overharvesting led to the decline of sturgeon and
its eventual protection.
- It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
- Shock treatment for epilepsy was once administered by electric catfish!
- In Knoxville, Tennessee, it is illegal to lasso fish.
- The garfish has green bones.
- All the sturgeon (the fish from which we get yummy caviar) caught in
British waters are property of the Queen.
- A goldfish's memory only goes back 3 seconds ago.
- It is illegal to get fish drunk in Oklahoma
- A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

All these fascinating facts from

Now I really must get back to work.

Chris, tell me off-list... PLEASE!

- shireen

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