Re: NANFA-- Soque River snorkeling/daily humour

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 16 Jul 2001 15:09:50 -0400

Yeah, you're right, Tony, the Soque would have to be a Chattahoochee
tributary, which means it's a Gulf tributary. The site Steven is talking
about is the (not so far?) northwestern 'burbs of the cancer known as
Atlanta. And Klaus is absolutely right about Cardinal shiners being an
Ozarks species. OK Steven, ya gotta count scales now and tell us how many
pharyngeal teeth are present for a better ID!

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>I think Soque river flows into Chattahoochee river.
>Al G Eaton wrote:
> >
> > You didn't mention whether this stream has a
> > tennessee drainage or gulf drainage. It makes a big
> > difference in the species you can encounter. It would
> > be very big news indeed to find cardinal shiners east
> > of the mississippi, as they are found in the area
> > where OK, AR, MO and Kansas come together. Its a
> > pretty good sized minnow and most of the year it looks
> > pretty silvery. Take a pic of the shiners and minnows
> > and I am sure you can get them id'd for you pretty
> > quickly.

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