Re: NANFA-- other bad fish names

Jay DeLong (
Fri, 05 Jan 2001 23:48:11 -0800

At 09:14 AM 1/5/01, you wrote:
>carpsucker ....... it's not carp, nor does it suck on carp

That's analogous to the pikeminnow name logic. A sucker that looks like a
carp; a minnow that looks like a pike.

>trout-perch ....... it's not a trout, nor is it a perch

Poor guy deserves something uniquely its own, but I see the logic behind
that name all the same.

>pirate perch ........ it's not a perch

Better than one name I saw for that fish (based upon it's anatomy)! :-)

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

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