Re: NANFA-- Marine natives

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sat, 08 Jan 2000 21:47:32 EST

For colder water marine natives, eastern North American species would be
easier in legal terms. Cunner, smaller cousins of the tautog or blackfish,
would make good aquarium fish. They get up to about 25-30 cm at the largest
and, to my knowledge, aren't particularly picky eaters. They need cool,
oxygenated water though. Smaller flatfish like hogchokers are good, and if
you're attracted to the grotesque, check out Oyster Toadfish, _Ospanus tau_
(if I remember correctly). And of course the killifishes, mummichogs and

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL
"we're not in New England anymore!"

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