RE: NANFA-- FW: Osmoregulation in freshwater sharks

Jay DeLong (
Sat, 19 Jan 2002 23:34:03 -0800

Nick, Jeremy isn't on this list. His email is

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

> -----Original Message----- > From: On Behalf > Of Nick Zarlinga > Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 12:33 PM > To: > Subject: Re: NANFA-- FW: Osmoregulation in freshwater sharks > > > Jeremy, I am a bit confused by your theory. I am still not quite sure > about your explaination of the correlation between the effects of > differences in salinity and the disease Myelinolysis. You seem > to be going > way out on a limb here. There are many different kinds of fish which move > freely between marine and freshwater environments with no behavioral > changes. As a matter of fact, most marine animals can be acclimated to > lower salinity environments. I need to have more info in order > to go along > with your theory. Bull sharks are notorious for being > unpredictable even in > areas where they do not migrate into freshwater. Unfortunately, I do not > have the information on the scientists that you requested. Good luck! > > > Nick Zarlinga > Aquarium Biologist > Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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