Re: NANFA-- heat-tolerant sculpins -- Neeley

Christopher Scharpf (
Thu, 26 Jul 2001 14:53:28 -0400

> The sculpins Moon has are a weird population of Cottus caeruleomentum from
> the Coastal Plain of Maryland, and reach a max size of about 2", but those
> streams stay fairly cool year-round.

I have two of these very same sculpins (collected by Dave Neely) that are
doing fine in water that's 25.5C (78F).

In a separate tank I have two Cottus bairdi, collected from Wills Creek in
Ft. Payne, AL (not one of my favorite places) doing fine in water that's
26.6C (80F).

Chris Scharpf

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